1. Willful; rash; precipitate; hurried on by will or passion; ungovernable.
All the talent required is to be hot, to be heady, to be violent on one side or the other.Sir W. Temple.
2. Apt to affect the head; intoxicating; strong.
The liquor is too heady.Dryden.
3. Violent; impetuous. "A heady currance." Shak.
(Heal), v. t. [See Hele.] To cover, as a roof, with tiles, slate, lead, or the like. [Obs.]
(Heal), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Healed (held); p. pr. & vb. n. Healing.] [OE. helen, hælen, AS. h&aemacrlan,
fr. hal hale, sound, whole; akin to OS. helian, D. heelen, G. heilen, Goth. hailjan. See Whole.]
1. To make hale, sound, or whole; to cure of a disease, wound, or other derangement; to restore to soundness
Speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.Matt. viii. 8.
2. To remove or subdue; to cause to pass away; to cure; said of a disease or a wound.
I will heal their backsliding.Hos. xiv. 4.
3. To restore to original purity or integrity.
Thus saith the Lord, I have healed these waters.2 Kings ii. 21.
4. To reconcile, as a breach or difference; to make whole; to free from guilt; as, to heal dissensions.
(Heal) v. i. To grow sound; to return to a sound state; as, the limb heals, or the wound heals;
sometimes with up or over; as, it will heal up, or over.
Those wounds heal ill that men do give themselves.Shak.
(Heal), n. [AS. h&aemacrlu, h&aemacrl. See Heal, v. t.] Health. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Heal"a*ble) a. Capable of being healed.
(Heal"all`) n. (Bot.) A common herb of the Mint family destitute of active properties, but anciently
thought a panacea.
(Heald) n. [CF. Heddle.] A heddle. Ure.
(Heal"er) n. One who, or that which, heals.
(Heal"ful) a. Tending or serving to heal; healing. [Obs.] Ecclus. xv. 3.
(Heal"ing), a. Tending to cure; soothing; mollifying; as, the healing art; a healing salve; healing
Here healing dews and balms abound.Keble.
(Heal"ing*ly), adv. So as to heal or cure.
(Health) n. [OE. helthe, AS. h&aemacrlþ, fr. hal hale, sound, whole. See Whole.]