Complete Definition of "bedight"

English

Etymology
be-|Be- + dight.

Pronunciation
IPA /bɪ'dʌɪt/

Verb
bedight

  1. archaic to equip or bedeck

#:*1922: Who comes through Michan’s land, bedight in sable armour? O’Bloom, the son of Rory: it is he. (Joyce, Ulysses)

#:*1843: In half a minute Mrs Cratchit entered -- flushed, but smiling proudly -- with the pudding, like a speckled cannon-ball, so hard and firm, blazing in half of half-a-quartern of ignited brandy, and bedight with Christmas holly stuck into the top. (Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas )

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