Origin of ped
- performance-enhancing drug.
- variant of pedo-1 before a vowel: pedagogic.
- variant of pedi- before a vowel.
- variant of pedo-2 before a vowel: pedalfer.
- a combining form with the meaning “having a foot” of the kind specified by the initial element: pinnatiped.
Origin of -ped
< Latin -ped-, stem of -pēs -footed, adj. derivative of pēs foot
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Examples from the Web for ped
Mayweather stands as the only person to ever accuse Manny Pacquiao of PED use.If Manny Pacquiao Loses to Timothy Bradley, This May Be the End
April 12, 2014
Perhaps my favorite writer, Will Leitch, seems merely bored by PED scandals.Major League Baseball Is Right to Punish the Biogenesis Cheats
Michael Brendan Dougherty
June 6, 2013
HGH was the darling of the PED crowd for a long while because it could not be detected.
Anabolic steroids, hailing from the world of male sex hormones—androgens like testosterone—are the second PED.
Does Burns think that PED users will ever be forgiven by Hall of Fame voters?Ken Burns Tackles Baseball Again
September 27, 2010
In the V is a roller-wheel, and at the tip is a "ped," or foot.The Romance of Modern Mechanism
So he ped him, an' said he'd send th' carts in a day or two.Lancashire Sketches
Pediment′al; Ped′imented, furnished with a pediment: like a pediment.
I he'ped keep de yard pretty an' clean, de grass cut, an' de flowers' tended to an' cut.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves
Work Projects Administration
I palavered her at the rate of a hunt, an' she ped me back in my own coin, with dacent intherest—but no whiskey!
- a variant (esp US) of paedo-
- foot or feetquadruped; centipede
from Latin pēs, ped- foot
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- Variant ofpedo-
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