Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining or adhering to the Germanic neo-pagan faith Heathenry.
  • n. An adherent of the Germanic neo-pagan faith of Heathenry.

Etymologies

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From heathen.

Examples

  • I waited upon the heathen, Thursday was a se'nnight; the first symptom which struck my eye and gave me incontrovertible proof of the fatal truth was a pair of nankeen pantaloons four times too big for him, which the said Heathen did pertinaciously affirm to be new.

    The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb — Volume 5 The Letters of Charles and Mary Lamb

  • 'Heathen' is merely a word for somebody who knows a different sacredness than you.

    Voices by Ursula Le Guin

  • (Coincidentally, the even mightier and more popular story, "To Build a Fire," was published in The Century Magazine less than a month later.) "The Heathen" is Otoo of Bora-Bora and the story is of Otoo and the narrator, Charley, a pearl-buyer and passenger on the Petite Jeanne, a seventy-ton trader sailing from Rangiroa to Papeete, Tahiti.

    “Some day, all the fools will be dead....”

  • He read Plain Heathen when it came out and enjoyed it, too.

    Hondo & Fabian (copy)

  • I still got to do this, but thought I'd let you know that I've just posted a review of Clark's book, Plain Heathen Mischief

    "Sense of Place" Contest!

  • The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review called Plain Heathen Mischief An American fable that combines elements of the archetypal road story with one man's quest for redemption.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • All entrants were excellent and deserve an autograph copy of Plain Heathen Mischief, but I only have one!

    Winners-Step Right Up!

  • Thank you also for the copy of Plain Heathen Mischief.

    I'm So Excited...

  • She says she has had the nickname Heathen since her days in an all-girl Catholic school.

    Sherry Chandler

  • The word Heathen comes from the root Heath, meaning country land.

    Metal Underground .com

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