Origin of heath
Definition for heath (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for heath
Margaret Thatcher had served under the Heath regime as Education Secretary and witnessed the miners topple the Conservative Party.‘Pride’: The Feel-Good Movie of the Year, and the Film Rupert Murdoch Doesn’t Want You to See|Marlow Stern|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Ministry of Heath is said to have ordered Sawyer not to travel.
The other top contender for Best Actor that year was Heath Ledger, who himself died of an accidental drug overdose in 2008.
The first Iron Man, the last Iron Man, The Dark Knight with Heath Ledger, whichever one that was.
“Heath Ledger is an embarrassment too [sic] all Australians,” wrote another.
He, Heath, had seen the note fall on the floor, and put his foot on it.Mark Gildersleeve|John S. Sauzade
We had lingered in the Park longer than usual, slowly pacing the broad avenue leading from the Observatory to the Heath.Paul Kelver|Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
He expressed a brief criticism of the performance of Mrs. Heath, as distinguished from her intentions.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett
Then, after another delighted tour, we locked the house up and came out on to the Heath again.The Debit Account|Oliver Onions
Well, let us now bid farewell to the Heath Chapel, not omitting to notice the old Gothic hinges upon its oaken door, now alas!Nooks and Corners of Shropshire|H. Thornhill Timmins
British Dictionary definitions for heath (1 of 2)
Word Origin for heath
British Dictionary definitions for heath (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for heath
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").