Definition for besought (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), be·sought or be·seeched, be·seech·ing.
verb (used without object), be·sought or be·seeched, be·seech·ing.
Examples from the Web for besought
The shopkeepers stood in front and cried their wares, and besought customers.The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner|Charles Dudley Warner
Then she knelt on the bloodstained ground, and besought them with tears to lay down their swords.Stories from the Faerie Queen|Edmund Spenser
He recognized her, and ran and caught her and swung her around before him and besought her to keep Mauger and his knife away.The Sea Bride|Ben Ames Williams
Then Gunnar besought her to be comforted and to show what ailed her, but for a long while he might win no word in answer.The Story of Sigurd the Volsung|William Morris
So when he had kissed her enough in gratitude and contrition he besought her to go on.The Man and the Moment|Elinor Glyn