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tr.v. ted·ded, ted·ding, teds
To strew or spread (newly mown grass, for example) for drying.
[Middle English tedden, ultimately (perhaps via Old English *teddan) akin to Old Norse teðja, to manure, and Old High German zetten, to spread, scatter, both from Germanic *tadjan; see dā- in Indo-European roots.]
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vb, teds, tedding or tedded
(Agriculture) to shake out and loosen (hay), so as to dry it
[C15: from Old Norse tethja; related to tad dung, Old High German zetten to spread]
(Clothing & Fashion) informal short for teddy boy
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v.t. ted•ded, ted•ding.
to spread out for drying, as newly mown hay.
[1400–50; late Middle English tedden, probably < Old Norse tethja to manure]
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Past participle: tedded
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|Noun||1.||Ted - a tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wearing Edwardian style clothes|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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n (dated Brit inf) → Halbstarke(r) m
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