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Ned

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noun
  1. a male given name, form of Edward.
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N.E.D.

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  1. New English Dictionary.
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British Dictionary definitions for ned

ned

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

Word Origin for ned

C20: a shortened form of Edward
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Ned

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

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