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, 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]


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

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  • 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

  • Hayfork — Hay fork (h[=a] f[^o]rk ), n. A fork for pitching and tedding hay. [1913 Webster] {Horse hayfork}, a contrivance for unloading hay from the cart and depositing it in the loft, or on a mow, by horse power. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horse hayfork — Hayfork Hay fork (h[=a] f[^o]rk ), n. A fork for pitching and tedding hay. [1913 Webster] {Horse hayfork}, a contrivance for unloading hay from the cart and depositing it in the loft, or on a mow, by horse power. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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 …   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

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