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bedew

[ bih-doo, -dyoo ]
/ bɪˈdu, -ˈdyu /
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verb (used with object)
to wet with or as if with dew.
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Origin of bedew

First recorded in 1300–50, bedew is from the Middle English word bydewen.See be-, dew
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British Dictionary definitions for bedew

bedew
/ (bɪˈdjuː) /

verb
(tr) to wet or cover with or as if with drops of dew
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