from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Honey gathered from heather.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The porridge was quickly ready, and though the children had never eaten it before, and were not accustomed to pewter spoons and wooden bowls, yet the heather-honey, which was given to them with it, was so delicious that they found it good enough.

    The Drummer's Coat

  • Then she laid it down, and helped herself to honey -- real heather-honey, golden in the comb.

    The Mistress of Shenstone


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.