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noun 
  1. A brick, stone or cement floor to a fireplace or oven
  2. An open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire may be built
  3. The lowest part of a metallurgical furnace
  4. A symbol for home or family life
  5. (context, paganism) A household or group following the modern pagan faith of Heathenry.
Etymology: Old English heorí, from West Germanic
  • xeríaz, from Germanic
  • xer- "burn, fire". Cognate with Dutch haard, German Herd.



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