from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Education.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • abbreviation edition
  • abbreviation editor
  • abbreviation education (uncountable)
  • noun Education. Often used in set phrases such as phys ed, driver's ed, special ed, etc.

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  • noun impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis


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