hearthrug : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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.
- As tutor and pupil entered, they were faced by Detective Sergeant Willis of the Cambridge Police, standing with his large feet well spaced on the hearthrug, as in all proper .
- Anthony Burgess in Sydney Morning Herald
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."