Heather bell
Heather Heath"er (h[e^][th]"[~e]r; 277. This is the only pronunciation in Scotland), n. [See {Heath}.] Heath. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

Gorse and grass And heather, where his footsteps pass, The brighter seem. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

{Heather bell} (Bot.), one of the pretty subglobose flowers of two European kinds of heather ({Erica Tetralix}, and {Erica cinerea}). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Heather — Heath er (h[e^][th] [ e]r; 277. This is the only pronunciation in Scotland), n. [See {Heath}.] Heath. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] Gorse and grass And heather, where his footsteps pass, The brighter seem. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] {Heather bell}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bell heather — noun 1. dwarf European shrub with rose colored flowers • Syn: ↑cross leaved heath, ↑Erica tetralix • Hypernyms: ↑erica, ↑true heath 2. common low European shrub with purple red flowers • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heather — noun from the English noun heather. Popular in the end of the 20th century. She struck his fancy that pretty girl with the quaint name: sweet Heather Bell, as Mr. Travers always called her …   Wiktionary

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