used in A Great and Terrible Beauty
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someone who is not civilized or not moral — typically said humorously
an offensive term for a person who does not believe in a preferred religion — especially someone who grew up in a culture that is not familiar with the religion
- Oh, my dear, yes, caught in the woods with a heathen.
Chapter 11 (33% in)
- For a heathen, that is.
Chapter 24 (14% in)
There are no more uses of "heathen" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.