Webster 1913 Edition
hede, etc., person, rank, order, condition, AS.
hād; akin to OS.
haidusmanner; cf. Skr.
citto appear, be noticeable, notice. √217. Cf.
A termination denoting state, condition, quality, character, totality, as in manhood, childhood, knighthood, brotherhood. Sometimes it is written, chiefly in obsolete words, in the form -head.