-head

aff. a noun suffix of state or condition (godhead; maidenhead), occurring in words now mostly archaic or obsolete, many being superseded by forms in -hood
Etymology: ME -hede, OE *-hǣdu, akin to -hād -hood

From formal English to slang. 2014.


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