Hearthstone Hearth"stone` (-st[=o]n`), n. Stone forming the hearth; hence, the fireside; home. [1913 Webster]

Chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone. --A. Lincoln. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hearthstone — bezeichnet mehrere gleichnamige, im NRHP gelistete, Objekte: Hearthstone (Connecticut), ID Nr. 87002184 Hearthstone (Wisconsin), ID Nr. 74000112 Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichnete …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hearthstone — [härth′stōn΄] n. 1. the stone forming a hearth 2. the home, or home life 3. a soft stone or powdered composition used for scouring a hearth or steps …   English World dictionary

  • hearthstone — 1. noun a) A flat stone used to form a hearth. I am going to my own hearth stone, / Bosomed in yon green hills alone, b) By extension: The fireside, home life. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battle field, and patriot grave, to …   Wiktionary

  • hearthstone — /ˈhaθstoʊn/ (say hahthstohn) noun 1. a stone forming a hearth. 2. the fireside; home: *the best stone in the entire structure of civilization is the hearthstone. –anne summers, 1975. 3. a soft stone, or a preparation of powdered stone and clay,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • hearthstone — noun Date: 14th century 1. stone forming a hearth 2. home …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hearthstone — /hahrth stohn /, n. 1. a stone forming a hearth. 2. home; fireside; hearth. 3. a soft stone, or a preparation of powdered stone and clay, used to whiten or scour hearths, steps, floors, etc. [1275 1325; ME hertston. See HEARTH, STONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hearthstone — n. stone which makes up the floor of a fireplace; fireside, hearthside; symbol of home and family …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hearthstone — noun a flat stone forming a hearth …   English new terms dictionary

  • hearthstone — n. 1. Hearth, fireplace, bottom of fireplace. 2. Fireside, home, domestic circle …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hearthstone — hearth•stone [[t]ˈhɑrθˌstoʊn[/t]] n. 1) a stone forming a hearth 2) home; hearth • Etymology: 1275–1325 …   From formal English to slang

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