hede

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English hede, from Old English *hǣdu, feminine form of Old English hād (person, individual, character, individuality; degree, rank, order, office; condition, state, nature, form, manner; sex; race, family, tribe; choir), from Proto-Germanic *haiduz (appearance, kind). Cognate with Middle High German heit (person, order, rank), Gothic [script?] (haidus, manner, way). More at hade.

Noun[edit]

hede (plural hedes)

  1. (obsolete) Rank; order; condition; quality.

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Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse heiðr (heath, moor).

Noun[edit]

hede c (singular definite heden, plural indefinite heder)

  1. A heath.
  2. A moor.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hiti, hita.

Noun[edit]

hede c (singular definite heden, not used in plural form)

  1. heat

Finnish[edit]

(index he)

Etymology[edit]

Variant of heide, from heitiä +‎ -e, the root loaned from a Baltic language. Compare hedelmä.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhe̞de̞ˣ]
  • Hyphenation: he‧de

Noun[edit]

hede

  1. (botany) A stamen.

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

hede

  1. vocative singular of hedus

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hede (plural hedes)

  1. condition
    • a1420, The British Museum Additional MS, 12,056, “Wounds complicated by the Dislocation of a Bone”, in Robert von Fleischhacker editor, Lanfranc's "Science of cirurgie."[1], London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co, translation of original by Lanfranc of Milan, ISBN 1163911380, published 1894, page 63:
      Ne take noon hede to brynge togidere þe parties of þe boon þat is to-broken or dislocate, til viij. daies ben goon in þe wyntir, & v. in þe somer; for þanne it schal make quytture, and be sikir from swellynge; & þanne brynge togidere þe brynkis eiþer þe disiuncture after þe techynge þat schal be seid in þe chapitle of algebra.

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Noun[edit]

hede

  1. head