hearthless

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

hearth +‎ -less

AdjectiveEdit

hearthless (not comparable)

  1. Without a hearth.
    • 2005, Axel von Starck, Alfred Mühlbauer, Carl Kramer, Handbook of thermoprocessing technologies (page 407)
      For this reason, a hearthless pusher-type furnace has been developed.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) Without a home.
    • 1906, Henry Watterson, The compromises of life, page 343:
      It was not a singer of the fireside, but a hearthless wanderer, who put in all hearts the Anglo-Saxon's simple "Home, Sweet Home."