verb (used with object), be·tid·ed, be·tid·ing.
verb (used without object), be·tid·ed, be·tid·ing.
- bethune, mary mcleod,
- betjeman, sir john,
Origin of betide
Examples from the Web for betide
The periwigs and drum-heads fry Like to a butter firkin; A woeful burning did betide To many a good buff jerkin.Shakespearean Playhouses|Joseph Quincy Adams
Our trio held a council of war an hour ago, and unanimously resolved to remain at the post of honor whatever may betide.
Me forthinketh, said King Pellinore, that this shall me betide, but God may fordo well destiny.Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II)|Thomas Malory
Whatever might betide, she was safe and sound—a Democratic Rock of Ages.Those Times And These|Irvin S. Cobb
Again we became sworn friends and brothers, and resolved that the same fortune, good or evil, should betide us both.Jack in the Forecastle|John Sherburne Sleeper