Hedgeless to Heirless
(Hedge"less), a. Having no hedge.
(Hedge"pig`) n. A young hedgehog. Shak.
(Hedg"er) n. One who makes or mends hedges; also, one who hedges, as, in betting.
(Hedge"row`) n. A row of shrubs, or trees, planted for inclosure or separation of fields.
By hedgerow elms and hillocks green.Milton.
(Hedg"ing bill`) A hedge bill. See under Hedge.
(He*don"ic) a. [Gr. fr. pleasure, sweet, pleasant.]
1. Pertaining to pleasure.
2. Of or relating to Hedonism or the Hedonic sect.
Hedonic sect a sect that placed the highest good in the gratification of the senses, called also Cyrenaic
sect, and School of Aristippus.
(He*don"ics) n. (Philos.) That branch of moral philosophy which treats of the relation of duty
to pleasure; the science of practical, positive enjoyment or pleasure. J. Grote.
1. The doctrine of the Hedonic sect.
2. The ethical theory which finds the explanation and authority of duty in its tendency to give pleasure.
(Hed"on*ist) n. One who believes in hedonism.
(Hed`o*nis"tic) a. Same as Hedonic, 2.
(Heed) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Heeded; p. pr. & vb. n. Heeding.] [OE. heden, AS. hedan; akin to
OS. hodian, D. hoeden, Fries. hoda, OHG. huoten, G. hüten, Dan. hytte. &radic13. Cf. Hood.]
To mind; to regard with care; to take notice of; to attend to; to observe.
With pleasure Argus the musician heeds.Dryden.
Syn. To notice; regard; mind. See Attend, v. t.
(Heed), v. i. To mind; to consider.
1. Attention; notice; observation; regard; often with give or take.
With wanton heed and giddy cunning.Milton.
Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand.2 Sam. xx. 10.
Birds give more heed and mark words more than beasts.Bacon.
2. Careful consideration; obedient regard.
Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard.Heb. ii. 1.