Heath vs Heathcropper - What's the difference?

heath | heathcropper |


As a proper noun heath

is .

As a noun heathcropper is

(slang|archaic) a farm animal, particularly a wild pony, kept to graze on the heath, particularly associated with wessex.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

heath

English

(wikipedia heath)

Noun

  • A tract of level uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation; heathland.
  • * ~1602 , William Shakespeare, Macbeth , Act I, scene I:
  • *:1. Where the place?/2. Vpon the Heath /3. There to meet with Macbeth
  • Any small evergreen shrub of the family Ericaceae .
  • * 1974 , (GB Edwards), The Book of Ebenezer Le Page , New York 2007, p. 258:
  • There was nobody living in Jim's old house, and some of the windows was broken; but there was heath growing back and front.
  • # Many of the species in the genus Erica
  • # Many of the species in the genus Cassiope
  • # Both species in the genus
  • # Any of the species in the genus
  • # Any of the species in the genus
  • # Any of the species in the genus
  • (label) Certain butterflies and moths
  • # The palaearctic species of Coenonympha , a genus of brush-footed butterfly
  • ## , native to Europe, Asia except tropical India and Indochina, and Northern Africa, the small heath
  • ## , native to Europe, Asia except tropical India and Indochina, and North America, the large heath
  • # , the heath fritillary
  • #
  • Usage notes

    * The word heaths may describe multiple disconnected heathlands.

    Synonyms

    * heather

    Anagrams

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    heathcropper

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (slang, archaic) A farm animal, particularly a wild pony, kept to graze on the heath, particularly associated with Wessex.
  • * Thomas Hardy, Domicilium :
  • / Would fly about our bedrooms. Heathcroppers / Lived on the hills, and were our only friends: /