NED


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ned

(nɛd)
n
(Peoples) slang derogatory Scot a young working-class male who dresses in casual sports clothes
[C20: a shortened form of Edward]
ˈneddy, ˈneddish adj
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NED

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Translations

ned

[ned] N (esp Scot) → chorizo/a m/f, gamberro/a m/f
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ned

n (inf)Rowdy m; (= criminal type)Halunke m
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References in classic literature ?
Thus the Abraham Lincoln wanted for no means of destruction; and, what was better still she had on board Ned Land, the prince of harpooners.
Ned Land was a Canadian, with an uncommon quickness of hand, and who knew no equal in his dangerous occupation.
Ned Land was about forty years of age; he was a tall man
"What's it about, Tom?" asked his chum, Ned Newton.
"Neither one, you--you unscientific heathen," answered Tom, with a laugh at Ned. "Though that isn't saying such a machine couldn't be invented."
"I believe you--that is if you got on its trail," returned Ned, and there was warm admiration in his voice.
'Ned is amazingly patient!' said Mr Chester, glancing at this last- named person as he set down his teacup and plied the golden toothpick, 'immensely patient!
But you know my constitution--don't be prosy, Ned.'
''Fore Gad, Ned,' rejoined the father, 'I was cool enough last night.
The young man, named Ned Currie, was older than Alice.
Ned Currie was puzzled by the determination and abandon of his sweetheart and was also deeply touched.
On the evening before he left Winesburg to take up his new life in the city, Ned Currie went to call on Alice.