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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

  • He wor watching you when you dedn't knaw et, down there, I'll be bound.

    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
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Word Origin

Russian ded grandfather
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