a male given name, form of Edward.
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How to use Ned in a sentence
Hitchcock sends the script--unread--to Thom Mount and his superior, Ned Tanen.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I met Ned 10 years ago when we were all living together—him, Jess, and I—out in L.A., and Ned had been writing this.Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy on 'Eleanor Rigby,' First Heartbreak, and Robin Williams | Marlow Stern | September 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I refer the 2006 battle between Joe Lieberman and Ned Lamont.
In March, he wrote that Ned “should be disbanded immediately.”Is Rand Paul a Secret Hawk? Or Maybe Not a Total Dove? | James Kirchick | May 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He voices Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner and Mr. Burns, among many other characters.Married To Mr Burns: Life, Love, And Jealousy In The Music Of Judith Owen | Lloyd Grove | May 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ned reached home about breakfast time, and "fetched up" at the back door, with a decidedly guilty countenance.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
Brother Ned says they are a cowardly lot, and that one Southern gentleman can whip ten of them.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
Ned—or Edmond—mechanically fastened another button of his shirt and did not reply.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Little Ned, who was not very well, began fretting and reaching out his arms to be taken by his father.Elsie's Vacation and After Events | Martha Finley
"Et Ned sit on oo knee, papa," pleaded the baby, and was at once lifted to the desired place.Elsie's Vacation and After Events | Martha Finley
British Dictionary definitions for ned
Scot slang, derogatory a young working-class male who dresses in casual sports clothes
- neddy or neddish, adjective
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