home and hearth

Home and hearth
'Home and hearth' is an idiom evoking warmth and security.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • Plow and Hearth — Infobox Company company name = Plow and Hearth company type = Subsidiary foundation = 1980 Madison, Virginia location = Madison, Virginia industry = Retail products = Furniture, home furnishings, apparel, food. homepage =… …   Wikipedia

  • Hearth — with cooking utensils In common historic and modern usage, a hearth (  / …   Wikipedia

  • hearth — [ harθ ] noun count the floor of a FIREPLACE in a house and the area around it: a log fire roaring in the hearth hearth and home LITERARY used for referring to your home and family …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hearth and home — literary phrase used for referring to your home and family Thesaurus: general words for family membershyponym Main entry: hearth …   Useful english dictionary

  • hearth — [ha:θ US ha:rθ] n [: Old English; Origin: heorth] 1.) the area of floor around a ↑fireplace in a house 2.) hearth and home literary your home and family …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hearth — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)θ[/t]] hearths 1) N COUNT The hearth is the floor of a fireplace, which sometimes extends into the room. It was winter and there was a huge fire roaring in the hearth. 2) PHRASE A person s home and family life can be referred to as… …   English dictionary

  • hearth — noun (C) 1 the area of floor around a fireplace in a house 2 hearth and home literary your home and family: the joys of hearth and home …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • home — home1 [ houm ] noun *** ▸ 1 place where you live ▸ 2 building for living in ▸ 3 place on sports field ▸ 4 where something started ▸ 5 base for sports team ▸ 6 home page ▸ 7 of plants and animals ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount the place where… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • home — I UK [həʊm] / US [hoʊm] noun Word forms home : singular home plural homes *** 1) [countable/uncountable] the place where you live We go to a school close to our home. a child in need of a loving home at home: Peter isn t at home today. away from… …   English dictionary

  • hearth — n 1. fireside, fireplace, fire, hearthside, hearthstone, chimney corner, Brit. Dial. ingle, Brit. Dial. ingleside, Chiefly Brit. inglenook or ingle nook. 2. home, home sweet home, homestead, hearth and home, hearthstead, household, family, family …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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