1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, The Celebrity:
A place for a fire, esp. an open place built in a wall, at the base of a chimney
an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built
A place to live in; residence; house; abode
Stone used in the construction of a hearth.
A place of abode with some permanence; residence requires bodily presence and is distinct from domicile, which requires both bodily presence and intent to make it one’s home. A person may have many places of residence, but only one domicile; a house or apartment; the place where a corporation does business, or is registered to do business. See also domicile.
One who makes brass articles.
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