Beget Be*get", v. t. [imp. {Begot}, (Archaic) {Begat}; p. p. {Begot}, {Begotten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Begetting}.] [OE. bigiten, bigeten, to get, beget, AS. begitan to get; pref. be- + gitan. See {Get}, v. t. ] 1. To procreate, as a father or sire; to generate; -- commonly said of the father. [1913 Webster]

Yet they a beauteous offspring shall beget. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To get (with child.) [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To produce as an effect; to cause to exist. [1913 Webster]

Love is begot by fancy. --Granville. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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