Befogging
Befog Be*fog", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Befogged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Befogging}.] 1. To involve in a fog; -- mostly as a participle or part. adj. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence: To confuse; to mystify. [1913 Webster]


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