Definition of "hearthside" [hearthside]

  • (noun) The area around the fireplace in the living-room of a family house.
  • (adjective) Used to identify something as normally being in the area of the fireplace.
  • (adjective) Pertaining to an activity normal to the household, usually associated with the living-room, whether or not it has a real fireplace.

Use "hearthside" in a sentence

  • "Chapter 16, page 65: “He looked more like someone Anderson would expect to find hearthside in some Ivy League library reading Dostoyevsky.”"
  • "Beauty and light glowed from classic mantel and carven cornice and walls grotesquely figured, while a sleek black cat rose yawning from hearthside sleep that his master's start and shriek had disturbed."
  • "Closing the first and shortest stanza, they draw us into the hearthside of the poem."

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