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Definition of hearth:

  1. 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.
  2. The house itself, as the abode of comfort to its inmates and of hospitality to strangers; fireside.
  3. 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.

Synonyms:

domicil, open fireplace, hearthstone, residence, home, house, grate, fireplace, ingleside, fireside, abode, dwelling, habitation.

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