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befool

[ bih-fool ]
/ bɪˈful /
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verb (used with object)
to fool; deceive; dupe.
Obsolete. to treat as a fool; call (someone) a fool.

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Origin of befool

First recorded in 1350–1400, befool is from the Middle English word befolen.See be-, fool1
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British Dictionary definitions for befool

befool
/ (bɪˈfuːl) /

verb
(tr) to make a fool of
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