One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
verb[with object]often as noun tedding
Turn over and spread out (grass, hay, or straw) to dry or for bedding.
- ‘The forage was tedded twice daily and baled 3 days later at 87.3% DM using a conventional baler.’
- ‘Too much tedding can shatter leaves of alfalfa or clover, lowering the quality of the hay.’
- ‘Do not ted hay that has dried to 50% moisture because that can increase dry matter losses and is not effective in increasing drying rate.’
Middle English: from Old Norse tethja ‘spread manure’ (past tense tadda), related to tad ‘dung’.
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