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