Etymology
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ted (v.)

"to spread" (new-mown grass for drying), c. 1300, from an unrecorded Old English *teddan or from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Norse teðja "to spread manure." Related to German verzetteln "to scatter, squander." Related: Tedding; tedder.

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Definitions of ted

Ted (n.)
a tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wearing Edwardian style clothes;
Synonyms: Teddy boy
From wordnet.princeton.edu