Tedded
Ted Ted, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tedded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tedding}.] [Prob. fr. Icel. te?ja to spread manure, fr. ta? manure; akin to MHG. zetten to scatter, spread. [root]58. Cf. {Teathe}.] To spread, or turn from the swath, and scatter for drying, as new-mowed grass; -- chiefly used in the past participle. [1913 Webster]

The smell of grain or tedded grass. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The tedded hay and corn sheaved in one field. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tedded — v. spread or scatter something about to allow it to dry (as with manure or newly mown grass) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tedded — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ted — Ted, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tedded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tedding}.] [Prob. fr. Icel. te?ja to spread manure, fr. ta? manure; akin to MHG. zetten to scatter, spread. [root]58. Cf. {Teathe}.] To spread, or turn from the swath, and scatter for drying, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tedding — Ted Ted, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tedded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tedding}.] [Prob. fr. Icel. te?ja to spread manure, fr. ta? manure; akin to MHG. zetten to scatter, spread. [root]58. Cf. {Teathe}.] To spread, or turn from the swath, and scatter for drying …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ted — transitive verb (tedded; tedding) Etymology: Middle English tedden, from Old English *teddan; akin to Middle Dutch tedden to ted, Old Norse tethja to manure, tath spread dung, Old High German zetten to spread Date: 13th century to spread or turn… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Boho, County Fermanagh — Infobox Irish Place|thumb|left|name = Boho irish = Botha map pin coords = north coord = | west coord = province = Ulster county = County Fermanagh NI district = Fermanagh UK constituency = Fermanagh and South Tyrone stdcode = 028, +44 28 posttown …   Wikipedia

  • ted — /ted/, v.t., tedded, tedding. to spread out for drying, as newly mown hay. [1400 50; late ME tedde; c. ON tethja to manure, OHG zettan to spread, Gk dateîsthai to divide] * * * (as used in expressions) Hughes Ted Ted Kennedy Shawn Ted Turner Ted… …   Universalium

  • outstounding — So outstanding that it is astounding. Alternative to excellent (Bill and Tedded to death) or the long overused awesome. The opening act was pretty good but the main act was outstounding …   Dictionary of american slang

  • outstounding — So outstanding that it is astounding. Alternative to excellent (Bill and Tedded to death) or the long overused awesome. The opening act was pretty good but the main act was outstounding …   Dictionary of american slang

  • ted — verb (teds, tedding, tedded) turn over and spread out (grass, hay, or straw) to dry or for bedding. Derivatives tedder noun tedding noun Origin ME: from ON tethja spread manure (past tense tadda), related to tad dung …   English new terms dictionary

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