(noun, verb)


1. A spawning nest made by a fish.


1. (colloquial) To put in order; to make tidy; generally with up.

- to redd up a house.

2. (colloquial) To free from entanglement.

3. (colloquial) To free from embarrassment.

4. (Scotland and Northern England) To fix boundaries.

5. (Scotland and Northern England) To comb hair.

6. (Scotland and Northern England) To separate combatants.

7. (Scotland and Northern England) To settle, usually a quarrel.

8. (obsolete) To save, rescue, deliver

- Þe children þerwiþ fram deþe he redde. — Floris and Blauncheflur

- Whi ne mighttestow wiþ lesse greue han yredd us fram helle? — Ancrene Riwle

9. (transitive, Pennsylvania) To clean, tidy up, to put in order.

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

10. simple past tense and past participle of rede

11. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of read

- Verrelie that which I have heard and redd in the woorde of God — The Works of John Knox, 1841