[heed; unstressed eed]

contraction of he had.
contraction of he would.

Usage note

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Contemporary Examples of hed

  • And not just an obit, but a sidebar under the hed "Caruso Kept Hoping He Would Return."

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Historical Examples of hed

British Dictionary definitions for hed


contraction of

he had or he would
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