simple past tense and past participle of
verb (used with object)
to observe; look at; see.
And, behold, three sentries of the King did appear.
to keep. See
regard, gaze upon, view; watch; discern.
the past tense and past participle of
to look (at); observe
; related to Old High German
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Jotted impressions are conceived as epiphanies, mystical visions which link the beholder to the object beheld.
The all-discerning sun alone can tell, for no other eye beheld it.
The board may, when it believes it to be in the public interest, request a hearing beheld.
Nevertheless, this case drives home one point: groups will beheld responsible for the activities of their members.
Later one sees some of the airplanes brought up on huge elevators and soon they are beheld taking off from the floating base.
Some of them had never beheld a motion picture camera until they found themselves acting before one.
He beheld him all that day, and all the succeeding night.
What may at the moment appear to be of doubtful legality may tomorrow beheld to be clearly appropriate.
Eyes never beheld the sea so angry, so high, so covered with foam.