There are 2 main definitions of -ed in English:

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-ed 1

Syllabification: -ed

suffix

Forming adjectives:
1.1(Added to nouns) characteristic of: ragged
2Used in phrases consisting of adjective and noun: bad-tempered three-sided

Origin

Old English -ede.

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-ed 2 Syllabification: -ed

suffix

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Old English -ed, -ad, -od.

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