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ted (ted) verb tr.

To spread or strew for drying (newly mown grass, for example).

[From Middle English tedde, from Old Norse tethja (to manure).]

"During the course of a year, a wedding and a funeral take place, along with events such as the cutting and tedding of hay and the livestock auction on Monaghan Day." Jim Coan, By the Lake, Library Journal (New York), Apr 1, 2002.

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