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See also: Ted, TED, teď, tēḑ, and təɗ


Etymology 1[edit]

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


ted (plural teds)

  1. A teddy boy.

Etymology 2[edit]

From a possible Old English *teddan, from Proto-Germanic *tadjaną (to strew, scatter).


ted (third-person singular simple present teds, present participle tedding, simple past and past participle tedded)

  1. To spread hay for drying.
    • 2014, Ann Larkin Hansen, Making Hay: How to Cut, Dry, Rake, Bale, and Store a Nourishing Crop →ISBN:
      Turning and fluffing the cut hay, or tedding, speeds and evens out drying.