Bitake Bi*take", v. t. [See {Betake}, {Betaught}.] To commend; to commit. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • betake — v. a. == take. RG. 526 == give in charge to a person, i.e. cause another to take. RG. 201, 354; so ‘was bitake four erles,’ == was given in charge ‘to four earls.’ RG. 523; see p. 301. Hence == commend to a person, RG. 475; ‘hand over to… …   Oldest English Words

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