hearth and home

noun

: one's home
(literary) They longed for the comforts of hearth and home.

Examples of hearth and home in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If women’s nature was all about hearth and home, those women, like me, who wanted none of it, were seen as misfits, outcasts, abnormal. Ruthie Ackerman, Vogue, 27 Dec. 2023 Munro sets her gaze on panoramas of history and place, while Hadley lingers closer to hearth and home, her dramas tighter and on a smaller scale. Hamilton Cain, Washington Post, 8 July 2023 Safeguard Your House Sometimes, mosquitoes have the audacity to invade our hearth and home. Jill Gleeson, Country Living, 2 June 2023

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“Hearth and home.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hearth%20and%20home. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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