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Ned

[ ned ]
/ nɛd /
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noun

a male given name, form of Edward.

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N.E.D.

or NED


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ned

/ (nɛd) /

noun

Scot slang, derogatory a young working-class male who dresses in casual sports clothes
Derived Formsneddy or neddish, adjective

Word Origin for ned

C20: a shortened form of Edward
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Word Origin and History for ned

Ned


masc. proper name, a familiar abbreviation of Edward. Related: Neddy.

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