Bemire Be*mire", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bemired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bemiring}.] To drag through, encumber with, or fix in, the mire; to soil by passing through mud or dirt. [1913 Webster]

Bemired and benighted in the dog. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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