Middle English ridden to clear, probably from Old English *ryddan; akin to Old High German riutan to clear land, Old Norse rythja
13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2
“Rid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rid. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.
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Britannica English: Translation of rid for Arabic Speakers
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