qued

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English qued, quede, queed, quaad, from Old English *cwēad, *cwǣd ‎(evil, bad), from Proto-Germanic *kwēdaz ‎(bad, ugly), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷēdh- ‎(muck, excrement, dung, filth, disgust, vermin). Cognate with Old Frisian quād ("bad, evil"; West Frisian kwea), Dutch kwaad ‎(evil, bad), Low German quaad ‎(bad, evil, sinful, mean, angry), Middle High German quāt ‎(evil, bad). Related also to Old English cwēad ‎(dung, dirt, filth), Old Frisian quāt ‎(dung, manure), Middle Low German quāt ‎(dirt, filth), German Kot ‎(dung, feces, filth, muck).

Adjective[edit]

qued ‎(comparative more qued, superlative most qued)

  1. (obsolete) Bad; evil.

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Noun[edit]

qued ‎(uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Evil; harm.
  2. (obsolete) An evil person; especially, the evil one; the devil.