English noun: hearth
|1.||hearth (artifact) an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built|
|Samples||The fireplace was so large you could walk inside it.|
He laid a fire in the hearth and lit it.
The hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires.
|Synonyms||fireplace, open fireplace|
|Broader (hypernym)||niche, recess|
|Part holonym||chimneypiece, fire iron, fireside, hearth, hearthstone, mantel, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece, water back|
|2.||hearth (artifact) home symbolized as a part of the fireplace|
|Samples||Driven from hearth and home.|
Fighting in defense of their firesides.
|Broader (hypernym)||abode, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home|
|Part meronym||fireplace, hearth, open fireplace|
|3.||hearth (location) an area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room)|
|Samples||They sat on the hearth and warmed themselves before the fire.|
|Broader (hypernym)||area, country|