Complete Definition of "redd"

English

Etymology 1
From OE. term|hreddan||to save, to deliver, recover, rescue|lang=ang < PG. *term|hradjan.

Alternative spellings
red

Verb
en-verb

  1. colloquial To put on order; to make tidy; generally with up.

#: ''to red up a house.

  1. colloquial To free from entanglement.
  2. colloquial To free from embarrassment.
  3. context|Scotland|and|Northern England To fix boundries.
  4. context|Scotland|and|Northern England To comb hair.
  5. context|Scotland|and|Northern England To seperate combatants.
  6. context|Scotland|and|Northern England To settle, usually a quarrel.

References
R:Online Etymology Dictionary

Etymology 2
ME. < MLG., compare Dutch term|redden|lang=nl.

Alternative spellings
red

Verb
en-verb

  1. context|transitive|Pennsylvania To clean, tidy up, to put in order.

#:I've got to redd up the place before your mother gets back.

References
R:Online Etymology Dictionary

Etymology 3
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Noun
en-noun

  1. A spawning nest made by a fish.

#* 2007, Michael Klesius, Fishes' Riches, National Geographic (March 2007), 32,
#*: A female chinook salmon digs her redd, or nest, prior to spawning in Oregon's John Day River.

Etymology 4
From the archaic verb term|rede|to rede.

Verb
redd

  1. past of|rede

Swedish

Verb
redd

  1. sv-verb-form-pastpart|reda

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