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Bedight

Bedight \Be*dight"\, v. t. [p. p. Bedight, Bedighted.] To bedeck; to array or equip; to adorn. [Archaic]
--Milton.

Bedight

Bedight \Be*dight"\, v. t. [p. p. Bedight, Bedighted.] To bedeck; to array or equip; to adorn. [Archaic]
--Milton.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

bedight

"equip, furnish," c.1400, from be- + dight (q.v.). Related: Bedighted; bedighting.

WordNet

bedight

v. decorate; "deck the halls with holly" [syn: deck, bedeck]

Wiktionary

bedight

vb. (context archaic English) to equip or bedeck

Usage examples of "bedight".

He stood gazing down the Digue until his womenkind reappeared, bedight, ready for the walk.

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.

There rose a megalithic wall, bedight with sculptured reliefs in riotous profusion.

Then my lord turned to me while the king took no heed, and no man in the ring of knights moved from his place, and he set me in the saddle, and turned about to mount, and there came a lord from the ring of men gloriously bedight, and he bowed lowly before my lord, and held his stirrup for him: but lightly he leapt up into the saddle, and took my reins and led me along with him, so that he and the king and I went on together, and all the baronage and their folk shouted and tossed sword and spear aloft and followed after us.

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.

CHAPTER ELEVEN TERRORS OF THE SEA Bedight with tentacle and fang, The monsters on the Lion sprang .

Till presently, beyond the green of trees, They saw afar the town of Canalise, A city fair, couched on a gentle height, With walls embattled and strong towers bedight.

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.

Already you could see through the dust on the ponies' hides the painted chevrons and the hands and rising suns and birds and fish of every device like the shade of old work through sizing on a canvas and now too you could hear above the pound­ing of the unshod hooves the piping of the quena, flutes niade from human bones, and some among the company had begun to saw back on their mounts and some to mill in confusion when up from the offside of those ponies there rose a fabled horde of mounted lancers and archers bearing shields bedight with bits of broken mirrorglass that cast a thousand unpieced suns against the eyes of their enemies.