from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal Education: driver's ed; adult ed.
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- abbr. edition
- abbr. editor
- abbr. education (uncountable)
- n. Education. Often used in set phrases such as phys ed, driver's ed, special ed, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An abbreviation of editor; of edition.
- A prefix now obsolete or occurring unfelt in a few words, meaning ‘again, back, re-,’ as in edgrow, edgrowth, ednew. See eddish, eddy.
- An element in proper names of Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning originally ‘property’ (in Anglo-Saxon, ‘prosperity’ or ‘happiness’), as Edward, Anglo-Saxon Eádweard, protector of property; Edwin, Anglo-Saxon Eádwine, gainer or friend of property.
- The regular formative of the preterit or past tense, and the perfect participle, respectively, of English “weak” verbs: suffixes of different origin (see etymology), but now identical in form and phonetic relations, and so conveniently treated together.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
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