Definition of Hearthrug

1. Noun. A rug spread out in front of a fireplace.

Generic synonyms: Carpet, Carpeting, Rug



Definition of Hearthrug

1. Noun. A rug placed in front of a fireplace, on the hearth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hearthrug

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hearthrug

heartfeltly
heartfeltness
heartfree
heartful
heartfulness
heartfuls
heartgrief
hearth
hearth and home
hearth money
hearth tax
hearthflame
hearthflames
hearthless
hearthlike
hearthrug (current term)
hearthrugs
hearths
hearthside
hearthsides
hearthstone
hearthstoned
hearthstones
hearthstoning
heartier
hearties
heartiest
heartily
heartiness
heartinesses

Literary usage of Hearthrug

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"After this BILBY retires. Triumph for young FISHES. BILBY has strutted his brief five minutes on the hearthrug, and now " is heard no more"—like ..."

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