heath

Part of speech: adjective

Heathery.

Part of speech: noun

A low hardy evergreen shrub; open land overgrown with heath.

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Usage examples "heath":

  1. His foot was on his native heath, and his name was James Marmaduke Trevor. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  2. Suddenly she spread out her arms, and called out over the silent heath, " Oh, I am happy!" - "Dame Care", Hermann Sudermann.
  3. 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", Henry Van Dyke.