Bethumb Be*thumb", v. t. To handle; to wear or soil by handling; as books. --Poe. [1913 Webster]

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  • bethumb — be·thumb …   English syllables

  • bethumb — bə̇, bē+ transitive verb Etymology: be + thumb : to wear or soil with or as if with thumbs …   Useful english dictionary

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