See sheep ked
proprietary name of a brand of canvas sneakers, 1917, registered by United States Rubber Co., N.Y.
We wanted to call it Peds, but … it came too close to … other brand names. So we batted it around for awhile and decided on the hardest-sounding letter in the alphabet, K, and called it Keds, that was in 1916. [J.Healey, in R.L. Cohen, “Footwear Industry,” x.93]
[kee-der] /ˈki dər/ noun 1. the second son of Ishmael. Gen. 25:13. dark-skinned, the second son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:13). It is the name for the nomadic tribes of Arabs, the Bedouins generally (Isa. 21:16; 42:11; 60:7; Jer. 2:10; Ezek. 27:21), who dwelt in the north-west of Arabia. They lived in black hair-tents (Cant. 1:5). […]
eastward, the last-named of the sons of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15).
[ked-uh] /ˈkɛd ə/ noun 1. . [ked-uh] /ˈkɛd ə/ noun 1. (in India) an enclosure constructed to ensnare wild elephants. /ˈkɛdə/ noun 1. a variant spelling of kheda /ˈkɛdə/ noun 1. (in India, Myanmar, etc) an enclosure into which wild elephants are driven to be captured
beginnings; easternmost, a city of Reuben, assigned to the Levites of the family of Merari (Josh. 13:18). It lay not far north-east of Dibon-gad, east of the Dead Sea.