American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Heed

HEED, v.t. To mind; to regard with care; to take notice of; to attend to; to observe.

With pleasure Argus the musician heeds.

HEED, n. Care; attention.

With wanton heed and giddy cunning.

1. Caution; care; watch for danger; notice; circumspection; usually preceded by take.

Take heed of evil company. Take heed to your ways.

Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab’s hand. 2 Sam 20.

2. Notice; observation; regard; attention; often preceded by give.

The preacher gave good heed. Eccl 12.

Neither give heed to fables. 1 Tim 1.

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed. Heb 2.

3. Seriousness; a steady look.

A heed.

Was in his countenance. [Unusual.]

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Heed," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed June 25, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YJ4DSY7NCZCMC3.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Heed." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 25 Jun. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YJ4DSY7NCZCMC3.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Heed' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 25 June 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YJ4DSY7NCZCMC3.