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ked

 (kĕd)
n.
Any of various blood-feeding often wingless flies of the family Hippoboscidae that are parasitic on sheep, deer, and other animals.

[Origin unknown.]
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ked

(kɛd)
n
(Animals) See sheep ked
[C16: of unknown origin]
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If the ked infestation is heavy and prolonged, the sheep loses a lot of blood, they get irritated from the bite wounds and keep biting the wool and scratching against objects.
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