hearthstone

[ hahrth-stohn ]
/ ˈhɑrθˌstoʊn /

noun

a stone forming a hearth.
home; fireside; hearth.
a soft stone, or a preparation of powdered stone and clay, used to whiten or scour hearths, steps, floors, etc.

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Origin of hearthstone

First recorded in 1275–1325, hearthstone is from the Middle English word hertston.See hearth, stone
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British Dictionary definitions for hearthstone

hearthstone
/ (ˈhɑːθˌstəʊn) /

noun

a stone that forms a hearth
a less common word for hearth (def. 1)
soft stone used to clean and whiten floors, steps, etc
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