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v. Refer someone for a marriage match; pronounce a match.
n. Speech, talk.
n. "Unofficial information spread through the grapevine" (Weiser), especially information related to Talmud study.
"She was redt to me for my oldest son."
"I've been told that when you want to redd a shidduch, you should/must check with the boy's side first." (source)
"The reid around the Beis Medrash is that Rebbe is starting his own yeshiva." (Weiser)
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from רעדן redn 'speak' (verbal stem is רעד red, past participle גערעדט geredt; when used with discussion of shidduchim/matches, it comes from the idiom רעדן אַ שידוך redn a shidekh 'propose a match'; רײד reyd 'speech'
rayd, reyd, raid, rehd, redd, red, redt
Used in the Journeys song Yeshivishe Reid.
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