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- v. Past participle of read
- v. Past participle of rede
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. of read, rede.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete preterit of read.
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And when his wife saw he would "never fyne" to read "this cursed book al night," all suddenly she plucked three leaves out of it, "right as he radde," and with her fist so took him on the cheek that he fell "bakward adoun" in the fire.
In that booke he radde pryuely in the under tydes, therefor unnethe the clerkes of his chirche would suffre him be buryed under heuene without hooly chirche, "_Polychronicon: Caxton's edit. _, sign.