reding

rede

[reed] Chiefly British Dialect.
verb (used with object), reded, reding.
1.
to counsel; advise.
2.
to explain.
noun
3.
counsel; advice.
4.
a plan; scheme.
5.
a tale; story.

Origin:
before 900; (v.) Middle English reden, Old English rǣdan; (noun) Middle English; Old English rǣd, cognate with Old Frisian rēd, Old Saxon rād, Old Norse rāth; see read1, ready

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rede (riːd)
 
n
1.  advice or counsel
2.  an explanation
 
vb
3.  to advise; counsel
4.  to explain
 
[Old English rǣdan to rule; see read1]

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rede
"counsel, advice," O.E., see read.
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