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1. Of, relating to, or resembling heather.
2. Flecked with various colors.
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(ˈhɛð ə ri)

1. of or like heather.
2. abounding in heather.
3. marked with small flecks of various muted colors.
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Only the fact that a hummock of heathery sand inter- cepted the lower part of the Heat-Ray saved them.
Presently he came out in a loose blouse and slippers, a short pipe in his mouth, and an old newspaper in his hand, and threw himself on the heathery scrub which met the shingle, within easy hail of the fishermen.
Inside was a bit of kitchen-garden, bounded by a paling; beyond that some backs of detached houses; beyond them, again, a plot of weedy ground, a few wretched cottages, and the open, heathery moor.
As long as we went down a heathery valley that lay before Mr.
North Lanarkshire Council have given notice that they intend to establish disabled persons' parking spaces at addresses in Clarendon Road, Heathery Road, Kirknethan, Lomond Drive, Tarbert Avenue and Wingate Street in the town.
Over there, is Macdonald's Rest tearoom - named after poet Hugh Macdonald - on the heathery hillside.
You would think they would be easy to spot but somehow they blend into their heathery surroundings.
The"straightforward hillwalking on heathery mountains"is expected to be as such due to summer conditions, as the descent requires"much more care" in winter.
Description: a leisurely meander by Gargunnock House and on to Downie Loup waterfall, continuing under the Gargunnock Hills and returning by Heathery Hill Wood and Knock o' Ronald.
The wagon way continues on to the left, but follow the cliff-edge path beyond the fields up the heathery slopes ahead to St Bees Head.
The area the animals graze consists of rushes, moss and pools of water surrounded by coarse marsh grasses, dotted with a mix of heathery shrubs, silver birch, mountain ash, holly and hawthorn trees.