from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. Chiefly New England To strew or spread (newly mown grass, for example) for drying.

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  • n. teddy boy
  • v. To spread hay for drying

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To spread, or turn from the swath, and scatter for drying, as new-mowed grass; -- chiefly used in the past participle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To turn over and spread out to the air to dry: as, to ted new-mown grass or hay.
  • n. A Scotch form of toad.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wearing Edwardian style clothes


Middle English tedden.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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