- medical: med school.
- Often meds. a medication; medicine: Have you taken your meds?
Origin of med
First recorded in 1890–95; by shortening
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Examples from the Web for medder
We've got one medder where 'tis so thick almost as the goldie cups.A Bit O' Love (Fourth Series Plays)
"There's Sickles's colt over in the medder, Jimmie," said the old man.The Little Regiment
Dey wuz a medder on de plantation whar dey use' ter put de hosses en mules ter pastur'.The Conjure Woman
Charles W. Chesnutt
Around the bend—near the medder where Si Barker's dog killed a woodchuck last summer—we meet the rest.A Little Book of Profitable Tales
I told Jim he'd set that liddle hay-stack o' his too low down in the medder.A Diversity of Creatures
- the Med informal the Mediterranean region
- Master of Education
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Word Origin and History for medder
colloquial abbreviation of medicine, 1942. With a capital M and short for Mediterranean, by 1948.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Medical. Used informally.
- A medication. Used informally, often in the plural.
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