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Definition of "hearth-brush" [hearth-brush]

  • A small brush used to sweep up ashes, etc., on a hearth. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "hearth-brush" in a sentence
  • "Marian found her standing in the passage, with a duster in one hand and a hearth-brush in the other."
  • "Today she overwhelmed me with shrill reproaches, and abased me to the level of a hearth-brush."
  • "She seemed willing to do her best; though she thrust the hearth-brush into the grates in mistake for the poker, and mal-appropriated several other articles of her craft: but I retired, confiding in her energy for a resting-place against my return."