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  1. archaic, or dialect a form of the second person singular of be 1
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Examples from the Web for bist

Historical Examples

  • Aich one is to git the bist of the ither in the bist way he can.

    The Hunters of the Ozark

    Edward S. Ellis

  • Mister Hardman, do your bist, for that's what I'm going to do.

    Klondike Nuggets

    E. S. Ellis

  • Outside, near by, wid the bist shelter I could give him: I didn't saa your own.

    The Young Ranchers

    Edward S. Ellis

  • How could it do that whin it brought me the bist of luck, being I came to your door?

  • Things wurrk out in the ind, if we do be doin' the bist we know how.

    The Long Dim Trail

    Forrestine C. Hooker