Definition of Heathens

1. Noun. (plural of heathen) ¹



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Definition of Heathens

1. heathen [n] - See also: heathen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heathens

heathendom
heathendoms
heathenesse
heathenish
heathenishly
heathenishness
heathenism
heathenisms
heathenize
heathenized
heathenizes
heathenizing
heathenly
heathenries
heathenry
heathens (current term)
heather
heather-bell
heather-mixture
heather bell
heather mixture
heathered
heatherlike
heathers
heathery
heathfowl
heathier
heathiest
heathland
heathlands

Literary usage of Heathens

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1. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... convert feven-and-thirty heathens to the knowledge of Chrift; but as you are an ... heathens ..."

2. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"4 Respecting the words and carriage of the heathens. When Abra- 4 ham was before Abimelech, who was a king, he gave Abraham no un- 4 savoury expressions, ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Nor could there be any idea of a sacrifice among the genuine heathens, ... Was it to be a future sacrifice among genuine heathens, such as the Old Mexicans ..."

4. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1892)
"»nd , heathens, heresy. Cnd.Theod. Thus we find him decreeing in 407, ' We will per- tit. v. 4o. secute the Manicheans, Phrygians, ..."

5. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1857)
"And as Julian observed the care of burial as a great encouragement to the heathens to turn Christians, so Gregory Nazianzen did observe the same to the ..."

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