hearth hearth  /ˈhɑrθ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built
  2. (n) home symbolized as a part of the fireplace
  3. (n) an area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The fossil fuel burned to transport the trees from farm to hearth is another matter.
  2. Few things in life are more attractive than an open hearth fireor less efficient.
  3. By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Matched with and aged wife, I mete and dole Unequal laws unto a savage race, That hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me.

News

  1. Cook with caution this Memorial Day weekend

    Cookout with caution: When firing up the grill this Memorial Day weekend, keep safety in mind. The Virginia-based Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association offers these tips to prevent cookout catastrophes:
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Marriage License Applications

    Brian K. Herod, 23, 1120 W. Marsh St., and Brittany Anne Hearth, 22, same address.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Star Press

  3. Martin police arrest man for alleged burglary at The Hearth

    By BRAD GASKINS News Editor MARTIN — Martin police have arrested a man in connection with a recent break-in at The Hearth. Gregory Grant, 46, of Wagner Street in Martin, has been charged with burglary, theft of property and vandalism.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Weakley County Press

Quotes

  1. The Second Amendment, Scalia said, "surely elevates above all other interests the right of law-abiding, responsible citizens to use arms in defense of hearth and home."
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Washington Post

  2. "My God, here we have a terrorist threat against hearth and home and the very first thing that comes out of their mind is how can we turn this to partisan advantage. I find that offensive," Lamont said in an interview Sunday with The Associated...
    on Aug 13, 2006 By: Ned Lamont Source: USA Today

  3. "In Azerbaijan, the hearth holds a sacred place in the home," Ambassador Aliyev said. "It is a source of warmth, a place of gathering for the family, and a symbol of love. I have no doubt that the Azerbaijani Cultural Garden will be viewed...
    on May 12, 2008 By: Yashar Aliyev Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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