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Definition of Heath
HeathHeath Heath, n. [OE. heth waste land, the plant heath, AS.
h??; akin to D. & G. heide, Icel. hei?r waste land, Dan.
hede, Sw. hed, Goth. haipi field, L. bucetum a cow pasture;
cf. W. coed a wood, Skr. ksh?tra field. [root]20.]
(a) A low shrub (Erica, or Calluna, vulgaris), with
minute evergreen leaves, and handsome clusters of pink
flowers. It is used in Great Britain for brooms,
thatch, beds for the poor, and for heating ovens. It
is also called heather, and ling.
(b) Also, any species of the genus Erica, of which
several are European, and many more are South African,
some of great beauty. See Illust. of Heather.
2. A place overgrown with heath; any cheerless tract of
country overgrown with shrubs or coarse herbage.
Their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the
blasted heath. --Milton
Heath cock (Zo["o]l.), the blackcock. See Heath grouse
Heath grass (Bot.), a kind of perennial grass, of the genus
Triodia (T. decumbens), growing on dry heaths.
Heath grouse, or Heath game (Zo["o]l.), a European grouse
(Tetrao tetrix), which inhabits heats; -- called also
black game, black grouse, heath poult, heath fowl,
moor fowl. The male is called, heath cock, and
blackcock; the female, heath hen, and gray hen.
Heath hen. (Zo["o]l.) See Heath grouse (above).
Heath pea (bot.), a species of bitter vetch (Lathyris
macrorhizus), the tubers of which are eaten, and in
Scotland are used to flavor whisky.
Heath throstle (Zo["o]l.), a European thrush which
frequents heaths; the ring ouzel.
Meaning of Heath from wikipedia
- A heath
(/ˈhiːθ/) is a shrubland habitat found mainly
on free-draining infertile, acidic soils
by open, low-growing woody
- Sir Edward Richard George Heath
KG MBE (9 July 1916 – 17 July 2005) was a British politician
as Prime Minister
of the United Kingdom
- Heath Andrew Ledger
1979 – 22 January
2008) was an Australian actor
and music video
director. After playing roles
in several Australian
"the Red Devils", the club was founded
as Newton Heath
Club in 1878, changed
its name to Manchester United
- Phillip Jerrod Heath
18, 1979) is an American
bodybuilder. He is a seven-time Mr. Olympia
won the competition...
- Cheadle Heath
/ˈtʃiːdəl ˈhiːθ/ is a suburb
of Stockport, Greater
Manchester, England, 2 miles
(3.2 km) west of the town centre
and 8 miles
(13 km) southeast...
- and big band leader. He was the brother
of b****ist Percy Heath
and drummer Albert Heath
was born in Philadelphia
25, 1926. His father...
- The Heath House
is a Gothic Revival mansion
and estate located
near the village
of Tean in Staffordshire, England. The current house
- Hampstead Heath
(locally known simply
as the Heath
) is a large, ancient London heath
(790 acres). This gr****y public space
- The Heath Brothers
was an American
jazz group, formed
in 1975 in Philadelphia, by the brothers Jimmy
(tenor saxophone), Percy
(b****), and Albert
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