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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEATH

He went by Fulham and Putney, for the pleasure of strolling over the heath.

They did as he said, and walked about the Heath for nearly an hour.

There was a race-course behind the hotel on the Heath, but the races have been suppressed.

Sir Walter, therefore, kept these back, and gave them later to Heath's Keepsake.

It could not have been on the side of the heath or I should have seen him.

On the way he had to pass a long and weary waste of heath and morass.

And when may we go out upon the heath, and into the fields where the lambs are?

Tunstal, Day, and Heath were set at liberty, and returned to their dioceses.

But the laurel may be considered as an exceptional example of the Heath family.

Is not that a very unusual species of heath to find growing in this country?

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hæð "untilled land, tract of wasteland," earlier "heather," influenced by Old Norse heiðr "field," from Proto-Germanic *haithiz (cf. Old Saxon hetha, Old High German heida "heather," Dutch heide "heath," Gothic haiþi "field"), from PIE *kaito "forest, uncultivated land" (cf. Old Irish ciad, Welsh coed, Breton coet "wood, forest").

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.