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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Deliberately altered spelling of head, to distinguish the word as not belonging in a journalistic story. Compare lede (lead, introduction). Also an archaic spelling.

NounEdit

hed (plural heds)

  1. (journalism, slang) The headline of a news story.
  2. Archaic spelling of head.
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Altered spelling of had.

VerbEdit

hed

  1. (nonstandard) Pronunciation spelling of had, representing dialectal English.

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DanishEdit

ManxEdit

VerbEdit

hed

  1. future independent analytic form of immee

Old IrishEdit

PronounEdit

hed

  1. Alternative spelling of ed
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 21a8
      Is hed inso no·guidimm.
      This is what I pray.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish heþ, from Old Norse heiðr, from Proto-Germanic *haiþī, from Proto-Indo-European *kayt-, *ḱayt-.

NounEdit

hed c

  1. A moor; an extensive waste land.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of hed 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hed heden hedar hedarna
Genitive heds hedens hedars hedarnas