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Definition of Hearth


  1. The pavement or floor of brick, stone, or metal in a chimney, on which a fire is made; the floor of a fireplace; also, a corresponding part of a stove.
  2. The house itself, as the abode of comfort to its inmates and of hospitality to strangers; fireside.
  3. The floor of a furnace, on which the material to be heated lies, or the lowest part of a melting furnace, into which the melted material settles.
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Hearth Translations

hearth in Danish is arnested, skorsten
hearth in Dutch is open haard, haard, haardstede
hearth in German is Herd, Feuerstelle
hearth in Italian is focolaio
hearth in Norwegian is arne, peis
hearth in Spanish is hogar, fogon
hearth in Swedish is eldstad