hearthrug hearthrug


  • (n) a rug spread out in front of a fireplace


  • Preaching every Sunday, either from a pulpit or, if none offers, then from his own hearthrug, has always been a minor passion with Wilhelm II of Germany.


  • "We have seen everything now," author Anthony Burgess wrote in England of the emerging medium, television. "That impartial eye has looked on murder; from now on there will always be the stain of a corpse on the living room hearthrug."
    on Nov 20, 2003 By: Anthony Burgess Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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