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  1. (archaic) to equip or bedeck
  • 1922: Who comes through Michan"s land, 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 )
  • Etymology: be-, Be- + dight.

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