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-hád
Add:I. with nouns. 1. marking condition of life, weorold-hád. cf. hád. III. 1. 2. with nouns of persons, a. marking natural condition, cild -, cniht-. fǽmn-, hægsteald-, mægden-, mægþ-, man-, wer-, wíf- hád. cf. III. 2 a. b. marking office, rank, apostol-, bisceop-, mæsse-preóst-, martyr-, munuc-, pápan-, preóst-, sácerd-hád. cf. há
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-hád
a suffix forming abstract nouns, e. g. bisceop-, cild-, man-, wer-hid, etc. In the oldest English it is found combined only with nouns, while in the later stages of the language, as in O. Sax. O. Frs. O. H. Ger. words are formed with it from adjectives. An early instance occurs in the Land MS. of the Chronicle 'druncenhed,' 1070; Erl. 209, 35. In later English it takes two forms, -hode, -hede; in modern times, -hood, -head. [O. Sax. héd : O. Frs. -héd,-héde, -heid : O. H. Ger. -heit, -heiti : Ger. -heit : Dan.
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hád
Add:I. person ; persona. 1. a character in a drama or the like Þonne se sceop in gebtingð óðre hádas þe wið hine wurdlion, swylce hig him andswarion, Angl. viii. 330, 43. (l a) (one's own) person :-- Swylce ágenum háde ł naman ceu propria persona. An. Ox. 2329. 2. an individual ǽnu
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HÁD
es; m. I. person; persona Ðú ne besceáwast nánes mannes hád non respicis personam hominum, Mt. Bos. 22, 16. Cyninges naman hæfde and wæs ðæs hádes well wyrþe regis nomine ac persona dignissimus, Bd. 3, 21; S. 550, 40, MS. B. Weorþian wé ða cláþas his hádes let us honour the clothes of his person, Blickl. Homl. 11, 9. Hé wæs on ánum háde twegra gecynda
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