heady (adj.) Old form(s): headdy , headly
violent, weighty, raging
1H4 II.iii.57[Lady Percy to Hotspur] thou hast talked / Of ... all the currents of a heady fight
H5 I.i.34[Canterbury to Ely, of King Henry] Never came reformation in a flood / With such a heady currance scouring faults
H5 III.iii.32[King Henry to citizens of Harfleur] the filthy and contagious clouds / Of heady murder, spoil, and villainy [F headly]
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