bestud

  • 1 Bestud — Be*stud , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bestudded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestudding}.] To set or adorn, as with studs or bosses; to set thickly; to stud; as, to bestud with stars. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 bestud — /bi stud /, v.t., bestudded, bestudding. to set with or as if with studs; dot: an evening sky bestudded with stars. [1595 1605; BE + STUD] * * * …

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  • 3 bestud — verb To set with or as with studs; adorn with bosses …

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  • 4 bestud — be·stud …

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  • 5 bestud — bə̇, bē+ transitive verb Etymology: be + stud : to set (a surface) with or as if with studs …

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  • 6 Bestudded — Bestud Be*stud , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bestudded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestudding}.] To set or adorn, as with studs or bosses; to set thickly; to stud; as, to bestud with stars. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Bestudding — Bestud Be*stud , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bestudded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestudding}.] To set or adorn, as with studs or bosses; to set thickly; to stud; as, to bestud with stars. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Bestar — Be*star , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bestarred}.] To sprinkle with, or as with, stars; to decorate with, or as with, stars; to bestud. Bestarred with anemones. W. Black. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Bestarred — Bestar Be*star , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bestarred}.] To sprinkle with, or as with, stars; to decorate with, or as with, stars; to bestud. Bestarred with anemones. W. Black. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 beset — besetment, n. besetter, n. /bi set /, v.t., beset, besetting. 1. to attack on all sides; assail; harass: to be beset by enemies; beset by difficulties. 2. to surround; hem in: a village beset on all sides by dense forest. 3. to set or place upon; …

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  • 11 stud — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. boss, knob, projection, jewel; timber, support; studhorse, breeder; slang, hunk (inf.) (see sex). v. t. bestud, ornament, bejewel, spangle; dot, scatter. See dispersion, reproduction, convexity. II… …

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  • 12 adorn — v. a. Embellish, decorate, enrich, beautify, ornament, deck, bedeck, emblazon, set, beset, set round, stick, bestick, stud, bestud, gild, trim, betrim, grace, crown, garnish, array, set out, set off, varnish, bedizen, trick out, dress out, dress… …

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  • 13 beset — v. a. 1. Surround, encompass, environ, encircle, enclose, besiege, hem in. See beleaguer. 2. Embarrass, perplex, entangle. 3. Set, bestud, bestick, set about, engirdle, encircle, decorate, ornament, embellish, garnish …

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  • 14 boss — I. n. 1. Protuberance, knob, stud, protuberant part. 2. Superintendent, overseer, master workman, master. II. v. a. Stud, cover with bosses, bestud, emboss …

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  • 15 fleck — 1. noun flecks of pale blue Syn: spot, mark, dot, speck, speckle, freckle, patch, smudge, streak, blotch, dab; informal splotch; rare macula 2. verb the deer s flanks were flecked with white Syn: spot, mark …

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  • 16 adorn — v 1. decorate, embellish, trim, garnish, furbish, ornament, Archaic. dight, Archaic. ouch; embroider, elaborate, festoon, rubricate; array, bedizen, deck, deck out, bedeck, trap, trap out, caparison; dress, dress up, dress out, attire, accouter;… …

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  • 17 beset — v 1. assail, harass, attack; badger, bother, pester, hector, Sl. bug, Sl. hassle; hound, nag, dog, Sl. ride; bait, provoke, vex, Sl. needle; torment, bedevil, plague; tease, taunt, tweak. 2. surround, encompass, circumscribe; environ, ring,… …

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  • 18 decorate — v 1. adorn, ornament, embellish, trim, garnish, furbish, Archaic. ouch, Archaic. dight; embroider, elaborate, festoon, rubricate; array, bedizen, deck, deck out, bedeck, Scot. dight; dress, dress up, attire, accouter, caparison, trap out;… …

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  • 19 dot — n 1. spot, point, speck, mark, jot; period, decimal point, polka dot; particle, mote, mite, iota, atom; freckle, pinprick. 2. on the dot on time, precise, punctual, exact, prompt, Inf. on the button; opportune, well timed; scrupulous,… …

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  • 20 dress — n 1. frock, gown, robe; outfit, suit, ensemble, costume, Inf. getup. 2. clothing, clothes, apparel, wearing apparel, garb, attire; raiment, vestments, habit, habiliments, Inf. gear, Inf. toggery, Inf. togs, Inf. duds, Sl. threads, Sl. rags;… …

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