English version

hearth in House topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhearthhearth /hɑːθ $ hɑːrθ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DHHthe area of floor around a fireplace in a house2 hearth and home
Examples from the Corpus
hearthThen they all gathered before a small fire on the kitchen hearth.She sat down in a chair by the hearth.She was as tall as Nigel, and now folded herself gracefully into a low chair by the hearth.There was a fire in the hearth and sandwiches on the sideboard.To be a Vestal Virgin meant both to be a guardian of the hearth and to be absolutely pure.