Definition for betook (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), be·took, be·tak·en, be·tak·ing.
Examples from the Web for betook
The next day she betook herself by water to the Tower, and received the homage offered her.
On Friday he betook himself to the church, and read certain passages of his sermon from the pulpit.The Son of a Servant|August Strindberg
The mistress then betook herself to the top, and planted herself where she could see far around without being observed.
The king had no heart to hearken longer, but betook him straightway to his bed; cause enow had he for woe, or so it seemed him!Sir Gawain and the Lady of Lys|Anonymous
The unwelcome truth cost him his place, and he betook himself to Bologna, where he publicly taught his science.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume III|Henry Charles Lea