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(past part. bedight, bedighted)
Decorate.  Synonyms: bedeck, deck.

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"Bedight" Quotes from Famous Books

... this, wondering what had befallen him, when lo! there came folk into the chamber, to wit, two serving-men well-bedight, and three old men clad in rich gowns of silk. These came to him and (still by signs, without speech) bade him arise and come with them; and when he bade them look to it that he was naked, and laughed doubtfully, they neither laughed in answer, nor offered him ...
— The Wood Beyond the World • William Morris

... of the porch, behold Fierce Pyrrhus stands, in glittering brass bedight: As when a snake, that through the winter's cold Lay swoln and hidden in the ground from sight, Gorged with rank herbs, forth issues to the light, And sleek with shining youth and newly drest, Wreathing its slippery volumes, ...
— The Aeneid of Virgil - Translated into English Verse by E. Fairfax Taylor • Virgil

... gala night Within the lonesome latter years! An angel throng, bewinged, bedight In veils, and drowned in tears, Sit in a theatre, to see A play of hopes and fears, While the orchestra breathes fitfully ...
— A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year - Volume Two (of Three) • Edwin Emerson

Words linked to "Bedight" :   ornament, bedeck, grace, adorn, decorate, embellish, beautify, plume

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