What does the word heath mean?

Usage examples for heath

  1. Suddenly she spread out her arms, and called out over the silent heath, " Oh, I am happy!" – Dame Care by Hermann Sudermann
  2. Spirits of field and flood, of heath and hill, Are grieved and angry at the spreading ill; The trees complain together in the night, Voices of wrath are heard along the height, And secret vows are sworn, by stream and strand, To bring the tyrant low and free the land. – The Poems of Henry Van Dyke by Henry Van Dyke