Bewrayed
Bewray Be*wray", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bewrayed} (-r[=a]d"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bewraying}.] [OE. bewraien, biwreyen; pref. be- + AS. wr[=e]gan to accuse, betray; akin to OS. wr[=o]gian, OHG. ruog[=e]n, G. r["u]gen, Icel. r[ae]gja, Goth. wr[=o]hjan to accuse.] To expose; to reveal; to disclose; to betray. [Obs. or Archaic] [1913 Webster]

The murder being once done, he is in less fear, and in more hope that the deed shall not be bewrayed or known. --Robynson (More's Utopia. ) [1913 Webster]

Thy speech bewrayeth thee. --Matt. xxvi. 73. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bewrayed — v. unintentionally expose or reveal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bewray — Be*wray , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bewrayed} ( r[=a]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bewraying}.] [OE. bewraien, biwreyen; pref. be + AS. wr[=e]gan to accuse, betray; akin to OS. wr[=o]gian, OHG. ruog[=e]n, G. r[ u]gen, Icel. r[ae]gja, Goth. wr[=o]hjan to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bewraying — Bewray Be*wray , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bewrayed} ( r[=a]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bewraying}.] [OE. bewraien, biwreyen; pref. be + AS. wr[=e]gan to accuse, betray; akin to OS. wr[=o]gian, OHG. ruog[=e]n, G. r[ u]gen, Icel. r[ae]gja, Goth. wr[=o]hjan… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • bewray — to reveal, expose, c.1300, from BE (Cf. be ) + wray. Probably more or less of a conscious archaism since the 17th c. [OED] Related: Bewrayed; bewraying …   Etymology dictionary

  • betwattled —  confounded, out of one s senses, also bewrayed. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

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