Betid
Betide Be*tide" (b[-e]*t[imac]d"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betided}, Obs. {Betid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betiding}.] [OE. bitiden; pref. bi-, be- + tiden, fr. AS. t[=i]dan, to happen, fr. t[=i]d time. See {Tide}.] To happen to; to befall; to come to; as, woe betide the wanderer. [1913 Webster]

What will betide the few ? --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Betide — Be*tide (b[ e]*t[imac]d ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betided}, Obs. {Betid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betiding}.] [OE. bitiden; pref. bi , be + tiden, fr. AS. t[=i]dan, to happen, fr. t[=i]d time. See {Tide}.] To happen to; to befall; to come to; as, woe… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Betided — Betide Be*tide (b[ e]*t[imac]d ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betided}, Obs. {Betid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betiding}.] [OE. bitiden; pref. bi , be + tiden, fr. AS. t[=i]dan, to happen, fr. t[=i]d time. See {Tide}.] To happen to; to befall; to come to; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Betiding — Betide Be*tide (b[ e]*t[imac]d ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betided}, Obs. {Betid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betiding}.] [OE. bitiden; pref. bi , be + tiden, fr. AS. t[=i]dan, to happen, fr. t[=i]d time. See {Tide}.] To happen to; to befall; to come to; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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