verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: redd or ˈredded, ˈredding
Informal, Dialectal to put in order; make (a place) tidyusually with up
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Word origin of 'redd'
ME (North Eng & Scot) redden
< OE hreddan,
to free, take away: sense infl. by assoc. with OE gerædan,
to put in order < ræde,
prepared: see ready