Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A simplified spelling of head.
  • noun An obsolete spelling of head.

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  • noun journalism, slang The headline of a news story.

Etymologies

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Deliberately altered spelling of head, to distinguish the word as not belonging in the story. Compare lede ("lead, introduction").

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