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bedight

[ bih-dahyt ]
/ bɪˈdaɪt /
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verb (used with object), be·dight, be·dight or be·dight·ed, be·dight·ing.Archaic.

to deck out; array.

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Origin of bedight

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at be-, dight
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British Dictionary definitions for bedight

bedight
/ (bɪˈdaɪt) archaic /

verb -dights, -dighting, -dight or -dighted

(tr) to array or adorn

adjective

(past participle of the verb) adorned or bedecked

Word Origin for bedight

C14: from dight
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