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bedight

[bih-dahyt] /bɪˈdaɪt/
verb (used with object), bedight, bedight or bedighted, bedighting. Archaic.
1.
to deck out; array.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see be-, dight
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British Dictionary definitions for bedight

bedight

/bɪˈdaɪt/
verb -dights, -dighting, -dight, -dighted
1.
(transitive) to array or adorn
adjective
2.
(past participle of the verb) adorned or bedecked
Word Origin
C14: from dight
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Word Origin and History for bedight
bedight
c.1400, from be- + dight, from O.E. dihtan "to dictate, appoint, ordain," which exploded in M.E. to a vast array of meanings (including "to rule," "to handle," "to abuse," "to have sex with," "to kill," "to clothe," "to make ready," "to repair") till it was one of the most-used verbs in the language, but all senses have faded now into obscurity, dialect, or poetic use.
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