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  1. Doctor of Education.
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Examples from the Web for ded

Historical Examples

  • I'm gwine to feed it, sir; its mammy is ded, an' I hab to feed it myself.

    The Dismal Swamp and Lake Drummond, Early recollections

    Robert Arnold

  • In ded the respect The estimation which men had of the archbishop of Yorke.

  • You ded'n feel the presence of the Maaster, ded 'ee, then, sir?

    The Passion for Life

    Joseph Hocking

  • "I ded'n think there was nothin' to think about," was Tommy's reply.

    The Passion for Life

    Joseph Hocking

  • Dedn't Miss Reeney say that he knaw'd all about you, an' everything.

    The Wizard of West Penwith

    William Bentinck Forfar

British Dictionary definitions for ded


  1. (in the Russian army) a soldier who has served two or three years

Word Origin

Russian ded grandfather
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