If Julia Cunningham chooses to bedizen herself in it, she is welcome to it—flounces and all.
When I was young they died for that with which they now bedizen themselves.'
Prithee, young one, who art thou, and what has ailed thy mother to bedizen thee in this strange fashion?
A refined woman will always look neat; but, on the other hand, she will not bedizen and bedeck herself with a view to display.
Is not your body a far more beautiful and nobler thing than all the gay clothes with which you can bedizen it?
I will so bedizen your virile, though somewhat crassly practical gifts—— Why, women are my long suit.
The French chamarrer, to deck out, or bedizen, is said to be a word of kindred origin.
I don't know what sort of a way you'd bedizen yourself out if I'd let you, I'm sure.
We shall have plenty of time if this prince takes as long to bedizen himself as he used to do.
I'st teach yo to burn three candles down awbut to nothink 'at yo may bedizen yorsel in this way.
1660s, from be- + dizen "to dress" (1610s), especially, from late 18c., "to dress finely, adorn," originally "to dress (a distaff) for spinning" (1520s), and evidently the verbal form of the first element in distaff.
It is remarkable that neither the vb., nor the sb. as a separate word, has been found in OE. or ME., and that on the other hand no vb. corresponding to dizen is known in L.G. or Du. [OED]