Benempt
Benempt Be*nempt", p. p. of {Bename}. 1. Promised; vowed. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. Named; styled. [Archaic] --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • Benempt — Bename Be*name , v. t. [p. p. {Benamed}, {Benempt}.] To promise; to name. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • benempt — /bi nempt /, v. a pp. of bename. Also, benempted. * * * benempt obs. pa. tense and pa. pple. of bename …   Useful english dictionary

  • benempt — /bi nempt /, v. a pp. of bename. Also, benempted. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bename — Be*name , v. t. [p. p. {Benamed}, {Benempt}.] To promise; to name. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Benamed — Bename Be*name , v. t. [p. p. {Benamed}, {Benempt}.] To promise; to name. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bename — /bi naym /, v.t., benamed; benamed, benempt, or benempted; benaming. Obs. to name; call by name. [bef. 1000; ME; see BE , NAME; r. OE benemnan; akin to G benennen, Sw benämna] * * * …   Universalium

  • bename — /bi naym /, v.t., benamed; benamed, benempt, or benempted; benaming. Obs. to name; call by name. [bef. 1000; ME; see BE , NAME; r. OE benemnan; akin to G benennen, Sw benämna] …   Useful english dictionary

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