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- v. Present participle of hearthstone.
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None of our housemaids ever objected to hearthstoning, or were any the worse for it. "
"My chain of thought began at the door steps we have passed, all whitened beautifully so as to display every footprint, and all representing an expenditure of useless, injurious labor in hearthstoning, that ought to madden an intelligent housemaid.