bedight
transitive verb (bedighted or bedight; bedighting) Date: 14th century archaic equip, array

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bedight — Be*dight , v. t. [p. p. {Bedight}, {Bedighted}.] To bedeck; to array or equip; to adorn. [Archaic] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bedight — Be*dight , v. t. [p. p. {Bedight}, {Bedighted}.] To bedeck; to array or equip; to adorn. [Archaic] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bedight — [bē dīt′] adj. [pp. of obs. bedight < ME bidighten, to equip, deck out < bi ,BE + dighten, to prepare, set in order < OE dihtan, to arrange, compose, write < L dictare: see DICTATE] Archaic bedecked; arrayed …   English World dictionary

  • bedight — (v.) equip, furnish, c.1400, from BE (Cf. be ) + DIGHT (Cf. dight) (q.v.). Related: Bedighted; bedighting …   Etymology dictionary

  • bedight — /bi duyt /, v.t., bedight, bedight or bedighted, bedighting. Archaic. to deck out; array. [1350 1400; ME; see BE , DIGHT] * * * …   Universalium

  • bedight — verb /bɪˈdʌɪt/ to equip or bedeck , 1922: Who comes through Michan’s land, bedight in sable armour? O’Bloom, the son of Rory: it is he. (Joyce, Ulysses) …   Wiktionary

  • bedight — [bɪ dʌɪt] adjective archaic adorned. Origin ME: past participle of archaic bedight equip, array (see be , dight) …   English new terms dictionary

  • bedight — /bəˈdaɪt/ (say buh duyt), /bi / (say bee ) verb (t) (bedight or bedighted, bedighting) Archaic to deck out; array. {Middle English, be + dight} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bedight — adj. archaic arrayed; adorned. Etymology: ME past part. of bedight (v.) (as BE , DIGHT) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bedight — v. decorate, array, bedeck, deck out …   English contemporary dictionary

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