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Ret vs Neet - What's the difference?

ret | neet |

As nouns the difference between ret and neet

is that ret is net while neet is alternative form of neet.

ret

English

Etymology 1

Precise origin uncertain; perhaps related to Middle Dutch ).

Verb

(rett)
  • To prepare (flax, hemp etc.) for further processing by soaking, which facilitates separation of fibers from the woody parts of the stem.
  • * 1989 , (Keith Bosley), translating Elias Lönnrot, The Kalevala , XLVIII:
  • the hemp was retted / and soon the retting was done / and swiftly it was hung up / and hurriedly it was dried […].
  • * 2006 , (Thomas Pynchon), Against the Day , Vintage 2007, page 621:
  • the lowland nearly silent except for water-thrushes, the harvested fields, the smell of hops being dried in kilns, flax pulled up and piled in sheaves, in local practice not to be retted till the spring
    Derived terms
    * retter

    Etymology 2

    Abbreviation.

    Adjective

    (head)
  • retired
  • Anagrams

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    neet

    English

    Alternative forms

    * neet

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • or training
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  • Anagrams

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