I. verb (redded or redd; redding) Etymology: Middle English (Scots), to clear, perhaps alteration of ridden — more at rid Date: circa 1520 transitive verb chiefly dialect to set in order — usually used with up or out intransitive verb chiefly dialect to make things tidy — usually used with up II. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1808 the spawning ground or nest of various fishes

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