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  • n. Plural form of heath.

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Examples

  • Kingsley called the heaths round Eversley his "winter garden;" not because they were his in the eye of the law, but in that higher sense in which ten thousand persons may own the same thing.

    The Pleasures of Life

  • Wood-wise and another shall go with thee, and show thee a way across the necks and the heaths, which is rough enough as far as toil goes, but where thy life shall be safer; and thereby shalt thou hit the ghyll of the Weltering Water, and so come down safely into Burgdale.

    The Roots of the Mountains; Wherein Is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale

  • Over recent decades the eutrophying effect of nitrogen deposition has also caused significant loss of biodiversity in some sensitive, nutrient limited ecosystems, such as heaths, bogs and mires in northern Europe and North America [70].

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 2

  • At London he preached on the "heaths," and thousands upon thousands who never entered a church heard him.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 09 Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Reformers

  • The "heaths" and "blues" should perhaps be regarded as the gipsies of the butterfly world, because they sleep in the open.

    The Naturalist on the Thames

  • = Heinir, the inhabitants of the Jutish "heaths" (hæð).

    Beowulf

  • = Heinir, the inhabitants of the Jutish "heaths" (hǣð).

    Beowulf

  • Leicestershire is also famous for being good hunting country, historic houses, heaths, grazing lands, Stilton cheese, pork pies and the Battle of Bosworth field in1485, where the House of York lost the Crown and Henry Tudor declared himself to be King.

    SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles - Part 104

  • With its sandy bays, rocky headlands, dunes, heaths, and broad expanses of green—all silhouetted against the Irish Sea and the blue-white peaks of Snowdonia—Anglesey offered some of the most lushly beautiful scenery to be found anywhere.

    William and Kate

  • There are no damsels or maidens in this story, no dragons slain on grassy heaths.

    Tell Me a Story

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