an area that is approximately central within some larger region
a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines
a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it
a positive feeling of liking
a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)
the locus of feelings and intuitions
the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
the courage to carry on
an inclination or tendency of a certain kind
A hollow, muscular organ, which, by contracting rhythmically, keeps up the circulation of the blood.
The seat of the affections or sensibilities, collectively or separately, as love, hate, joy, grief, courage, and the like; rarely, the seat of the understanding or will;
The nearest the middle or center; the part most hidden and within; the inmost or most essential part of any body or system; the source of life and motion in any organization; the chief or vital portion; the center of activity, or of energetic or efficient action; as, the heart of a country, of a tree, etc.
Courage; courageous purpose; spirit.
Vigorous and efficient activity; power of fertile production; condition of the soil, whether good or bad.
That which resembles a heart in shape; especially, a roundish or oval figure or object having an obtuse point at one end, and at the other a corresponding indentation,
One of a series of playing cards, distinguished by the figure or figures of a heart; as, hearts are trumps.
Vital part; secret meaning; real intention.
A term of affectionate or kindly and familiar address.
To give heart to; to hearten; to encourage; to inspirit.
To form a compact center or heart; as, a hearting cabbage.