hearthstone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hearthstone a stone that forms a hearth
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hearthstone Stone forming the hearth; hence, the fireside; home. "Chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hearthstone A stone forming a hearth.
    • n hearthstone Hence The fireside.
    • n hearthstone A soft kind of stone used to whiten door-steps, scour floors, etc.
    • hearthstone To scour, as a floor, with hearthstone.
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Usage

In literature:

The hearthstone was the place of execution.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
Soon a fire was burning on his own hearthstone, and the hounds were in their accustomed place.
"Holiday Tales" by W. H. H. Murray
Your poor old cooperative father welcomes you to the associated hearthstone.
"Turn About Eleanor" by Ethel M. Kelley
But as Kirsty opened the door he thumped his tail upon the hearthstone.
"The Silver Maple" by Marian Keith
These two fireplaces were reopened and restored and their brickwork was extended to form spacious hearthstones.
"The Fairfax County Courthouse" by Ross D. Netherton
The air was damp and chilly, and there was no crimson glow on the hearthstones.
"The Book of Saints and Friendly Beasts" by Abbie Farwell Brown
His hearthstone was desolate.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 8 (of 8)" by Various
The china image slipped through her fingers, and was broken to bits on the hearthstone.
"Audrey Craven" by May Sinclair
Her father, who had been on the sea all night, dozed in his big chair on the hearthstone.
"A Singer from the Sea" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
In a minute he came again, and ventured somewhat farther across the width of the white hearthstone to the verge of the carpet.
"Amaryllis at the Fair" by Richard Jefferies
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In poetry:

I wish I were old now
With living put by,
And peace on the hearthstone
And peace in the sky,
But– "Oh, to be young now,
But young now!" they cry!
"Song: I Wish I Were Old Now" by Margaret Widdemer
Before that lonely home we wait,
Ah! nevermore to see
Her lovely form within the gate
Where heart and hearthstone desolate
And vine and shrub and tree
Seem asking: "Where is she?"
"Of Her Who Died" by Hattie Howard
Nature had mocked him: thrice had claimed the reaping,
With scythe of fire, of lands she once had sown;
Sent the tornado, round his hearthstone heaping
Rafters, dead faces that were like his own.
"The Station-Master Of Lone Prairie" by Francis Bret Harte
Farewell to our hearthstones, our cherished ones there,
Our wives and our children, now reft of our care:
Farewell, everloved of our souls--nevermore,
Shall we look on your faces--our lifetime is o'er.
"The Song Of The Slain At The Battle Of Ticonderoga" by James Avis Bartley
Send them home tenderly, The noble and true,
Scarce gone from their hearthstones — Scarce whispered "Adieu"
Gone forth for their country, It’s rights to sustain,
But, all bleeding and lifeless, Returning again.
"Send Them Home Tenderly" by Anonymous Americas
Let the fire sink into ashes as the shadows of the night
Creep upon the darken'd hearthstone in a sweet and solemn flight;
Let me bow as if in slumber, and with busy heart and brain
Try with Promethean power to start the dead to life again.
"Winter Visitors" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Hearthstone Manor, 33 Dick rd.
Hearthstone Property Services, a Tennessee sweeping contractor, develops and fine tunes a system to improve hiring, training, and motivating sweeper operators.
Let's Talk Pella – Veterans Day at Hearthstone.
Hearthstone is holding a Veterans Day Celebration tomorrow, where kids from Pella schools will read essays about freedom, sing patriotic songs, and recite poetry.
Pella — A total of 41 residents and team members of Hearthstone, a Ministry of WesleyLife, participated in Iowa's Second Annual Healthiest State Initiative Walk on Wednesday, Oct 3.
Thank you Hearthstone Restaurant for 19 years of generosity.
The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) would like to thank the Hearthstone Restaurant for their generous donation from their 19th annual Wine Dinner.
HOUSING INDUSTRY HONORS PHILANTHROPIC EXCELLENCE WITH HEARTHSTONE BUILDER AWARDS.
WASHINGTON, DC (February 16, 2012) — Dan Wallrath, President, Wallrath Custom Homes and Virginia-based home builder Van Metre Companies have been designated as winners of the 13th Annual Hearthstone B UILDER Humanitarian Awards.
Let's Talk Pella – Veterans Day at Hearthstone .
Hearthstone is holding a Veterans Day Celebration tomorrow, where kids from Pella schools will read essays about freedom, sing patriotic songs, and recite poetry.
Pella — A total of 41 residents and team members of Hearthstone , a Ministry of WesleyLife, participated in Iowa's Second Annual Healthiest State Initiative Walk on Wednesday, Oct 3.
Omaha, Neb.-based HearthStone Homes has named Typar Fiberweb as its new housewrap in accordance with its commitment to build only Energy Star-qualified homes.
HOUSING INDUSTRY HONORS PHILANTHROPIC EXCELLENCE WITH HEARTHSTONE BUILDER AWARDS.
HOUSING INDUSTRY HONORS TWO HUMANITARIANS WITH HEARTHSTONE BUILDER AWARDS.
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