Webster's New World
Simple past tense of do.
Origin of Did
From Middle English didde, dude, from Old English dyde, *diede, from Proto-Germanic *dedǭ, first and third person singular past indicative of Proto-Germanic *dōną (“to do”). Cognate with Scots did (“did”), West Frisian die (“did”), Dutch deed (“did”), German tat (“did”).
ME dide < OE dyde: see do
From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
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