Definition of Hearths

1. Noun. (plural of hearth) ¹



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Definition of Hearths

1. hearth [n] - See also: hearth

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hearths

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

Literary usage of Hearths

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Indian Village Site and Cemetery Near Madisonville, Ohio by Earnest Albert Hooton, Charles Clark Willoughby (1920)
"JR Swanton says in his report: hearths are formed by a few stones laid side by side. ... Mr. Swanton excavated thirteen of these hearths or fire places, ..."

2. The Metallurgy of the Non-ferrous Metals by William Gowland (1914)
"It is a simple reverberatory furnace, the cooler parts of which are sometimes built of an ordinary red brick, except the hearths, which should be of hard ..."

3. The Satapatha-brâhmana: According to the Text of the Mâdhyandina School by Julius Eggeling (1897)
"They were merely mounds of earth covered with sand, whilst the additional hearths (of the fire-altar) now to be erected are partly built of bricks. ..."

4. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1891)
"It is obvious, from the appellants' account of the transaction, that the new hearths were supplied by them gratuitously, to compensate for the defective ..."

5. Handbook of Metallurgy by Carl Schnabel (1905)
"Well constructed reverberatory furnaces with fixed hearths and ... CALCINATION IN FIXED hearths WORKED BY HAND The onlv furnaces that need be considered ..."

6. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1870)
"... hearths).—The mottled or grey pig-iron used in the Carinthian process is refined either in a separate hearth, when the iron is tapped off into moulds ..."

7. An Introduction to the Study of Metallurgy by William Chandler Roberts-Austen (1910)
"Furnaces with independent hearths are usually reverberatory furnaces, ... I. hearths.—A hearth is a low furnace in which the material to be treated is ..."

8. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1878)
"In 1674 thirty-four persons in St. Nicholas paid the hearth tax (on 94 hearths), and four were, from poverty, excused. The largest houses were those of Mr. ..."

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