from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A Middle English preterit of
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- obs. imp. of
read, or rede.
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Mai levul 69 Kitteh Gushi-Smahsur be redde to halp wif da dunjun, if yew needs it.
He wuz nebber so happee as whin he wuz sitteng in teh dryvers seet, redde to go!
The body of yelow wull: the wynges of the redde cocke hakyll & of the drake lyttyd yelow.
The blacke louper. the body of blacke wull & lappyd abowte wyth the herle of the pecok tayle: & the wynges of the redde capon wt a blewe heed.
The one whiche at this daie is called Inde, hath on the east the redde sea, and the sea named Barbaricum, on the northe it toucheth vpon Egypte, and vpon that Libie that standeth on the vtter border of Afrike toward the sea.
They die their bodie in redde, and vaunte that they come of the Troianes.
This Aegipte (as Plinie recordeth in his fiueth boke) toucheth on the East, vppon the redde Sea, and the land of Palestine; On the West fronteth vpon Cirene, and the residue of Afrike.
The woman hath on a redde fillet or frontelette, and ouer that a white veile, withoute the whiche it is not lawfulle for her fro that daye forwarde, to go oute of doores abrode, or to sitte by any manne.
Vpon whiche consideracion, the bookes of Genesis and Exodus be redde in the seruice of the churche.
The Budines are a great nacion, and a populous, graye eyed, and redde headed al. Their heade citie is Gelone, wherof thei are also called Gelonites.