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Dight \Dight\ (d[imac]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dight or Dighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Dighting.] [OF. dihten, AS. dihtan to dictate, command, dispose, arrange, fr. L. dictare to say often, dictate, order; cf. G. dichten to write poetry, fr. L. dictare. See Dictate.]

  1. To prepare; to put in order; hence, to dress, or put on; to array; to adorn. [Archaic] ``She gan the house to

    Two harmless turtles, dight for sacrifice.

    The clouds in thousand liveries dight.

  2. To have sexual intercourse with. [Obs.]


vb. (present participle of dight English)

Usage examples of "dighting".

He held it in his hand a while wondering where he could have seen such like stuff before, that it should smite a pang into his heart, and suddenly called to mind the little hall at Bourton Abbas with the oaken benches and the rush-strewn floor, and this same flower-broidered green cloth dancing about the naked feet of a fair damsel, as she moved nimbly hither and thither dighting him his bever.

CHAPTER 8 They Come to the Sea of Molten Rocks When they woke again the sun was high above their heads, and they saw the Sage dighting their breakfast.