Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To play a trick on; trick or befool.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To jape; to laugh at; to deceive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To trick; deceive.
  • To laugh at; make a mock of.

Etymologies

From Middle English bejapen, bijapen, equivalent to be- +‎ jape. Cognate with Scots bejaip ("to befool"). (Wiktionary)

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