Ted definition

tĕd
To spread or scatter (newly cut grass) for drying as hay.
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Teddy boy.
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A nickname associated with the male given names Edward and Theodore.
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(informal) A Teddy boy.
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To strew or spread (newly mown grass, for example) for drying.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ted
Plural:
teds

Origin of ted

  • Middle English tedden

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From a possible Old English *teddan, from Proto-Germanic *tadjanÄ… (“to strew, scatter").

    From Wiktionary

  • From a pet form of Edward, in reference to Edwardian styles affected by youths.

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortened form of Edward or Theodore.

    From Wiktionary