verb (used with object), be·dight, be·dight or be·dight·ed, be·dight·ing. Archaic.
to deck out; array.
- bedford cord,
- bedford heights,
- bedford, john of lancaster, duke of,
Origin of bedight
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Examples from the Web for bedight
Then went with her thither / full many a beauteous maid, A hundred good or over, / bedight right merrily.
Within the court the heroes / bedight with trappings due Awaited noble maidens, / as I have told to you.
verb -dights, -dighting, -dight or -dighted
(tr) to array or adorn
(past participle of the verb) adorned or bedecked
Word Origin for bedight
C14: from dight
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