adjective see deed I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Deedless — Deed less, a. Not performing, or not having performed, deeds or exploits; inactive. [1913 Webster] Deedless in his tongue. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deedless — deed·less …   English syllables

  • deedless — dlə̇s adjective archaic : not performing or not having performed deeds or exploits : inactive …   Useful english dictionary

  • deed — deedless, adj. /deed/, n. 1. something that is done, performed, or accomplished; an act: Do a good deed every day. 2. an exploit or achievement; feat: brave deeds. 3. Often, deeds. an act or gesture, esp. as illustrative of intentions, one s… …   Universalium

  • deed — I. noun Etymology: Middle English dede, from Old English dǣd; akin to Old English dōn to do Date: before 12th century 1. something that is done < evil deeds > 2. a usually illustrious act or action ; feat, exploit < a hero s daring …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Intellectual history — refers to the history of the people who create, discuss, write about and in other ways propagate ideas. Although the field emerged from European discourses of Kulturgeschichte and Geistesgeschichte, the historical study of ideas has engaged not… …   Wikipedia

  • deed — /did / (say deed) noun 1. that which is done, performed, or accomplished; an act. 2. an exploit or achievement. 3. action or performance, often as contrasted with words. 4. Law a written document (traditionally, signed, sealed and delivered by… …   Australian English dictionary

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