Bedeck
Bedeck Be*deck", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedecked} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedecking}.] To deck, ornament, or adorn; to grace. [1913 Webster]

Bedecked with boughs, flowers, and garlands. --Pennant. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • bedeck — index clothe, embellish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bedeck — 1560s, from BE (Cf. be ) + DECK (Cf. deck) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bedeck — deck, garnish, embellish, beautify, decorate, ornament, *adorn …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • bedeck — [bē dek′, bidek′] vt. to cover with decorations; adorn SYN. ADORN …   English World dictionary

  • bedeck — [[t]bɪde̱k[/t]] bedecks, bedecking, bedecked VERB If flags or other ornaments bedeck a place, a lot of them have been hung up to decorate it. [LITERARY] [V n] Today, flags bedeck the balcony from which he spoke to the assembled crowd …   English dictionary

  • bedeck —   Ho ouluwehi, ho ouluwehiwehi, ho omāhilu, ho ohiluhilu;    ♦ bedeck with leis, ohu ohu …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • bedeck — transitive verb Date: 1565 1. to clothe with finery ; deck 2. decorate 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bedeck — /bi dek /, v.t. to deck out; adorn, esp. in a showy or gaudy manner. [1560 70; BE + DECK] Syn. array, decorate, ornament; beautify, enhance. * * * …   Universalium

  • bedeck — verb To deck, ornament, or adorn; to grace. She bedecked her wedding gown with seed pearls …   Wiktionary

  • bedeck — Synonyms and related words: adorn, apparel, array, attire, beautify, bedaub, bedizen, bedrape, blazon, bundle up, clothe, color, dandify, deck, deck out, decorate, dight, dizen, doll up, drape, dress, dress up, dud, embellish, emblazon, embroider …   Moby Thesaurus

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