from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of bethink.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Intended; purposed; contrived.
- adj. Minded; disposed.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of bethink.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of bethink.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit and past participle of bethink.
Martin bethought himself of the numerous occasions on which he had met Judge Blount at the Morses 'and when Judge Blount had not invited him to dinner.
He started and half reached for an open drawer where must have reposed a revolver, then bethought himself and growled, 'This is no bank.'
He went away, and then he bethought him of some other little word with Job.
The other day, desiring a sort of snack to calm the rumblings of hunger, I bethought myself to consider the possibility of a bagel.
Ole Ericsen bethought himself of a large piece of sheet steel in the empty hold.
In the meantime, Bill had bethought himself of the rifle.
Just as I was leaving, my arms full of lunch and my pockets bulging with fat woolen socks, she bethought herself of a nephew, or uncle, or relative of some sort, who was in the railway mail service, and who, moreover, would come through that night on the very train on which I was going to steal my ride.
Finally the nurse came for the reluctant child and the hostess bethought herself:
I bethought me of my first meeting with Feynman, when he asked me if I knew calculus, and I admitted I didn't.
Hereupon I bethought me of looking immediately before my nose, and there, sure enough, confronting me at the table sat a personage nondescript, although not altogether indescribable.
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