from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To wet with or as if with dew.
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- v. To make wet with or as if with dew.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To moisten with dew, or as with dew.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To moisten with or as with dew; moisten in a gentle manner with any liquid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cover with drops of dew or as with dew
But as yet the water of Castaly is waiting for me to bedew the maiden glory of my tresses for the service of Phoebus.
Flora, seeming to give her Benediction, having a large Nosegay in her Hand, from whence spouts forth small Streams of Water, as if she meant therewith to bedew the whole Garden.
But if (to borrow language from the mint of Gorgias86), if only the attendants will bedew us with a frequent mizzle87 of small glasses, we shall not be violently driven on by wine to drunkenness, but with sweet seduction reach the goal of sportive levity.
Neuer, a tender lambe shall want, with blood to bedew them.
I do assure you, that as soon as I saw you change, and a cold sweat bedew your pretty face, and you fainted away, I quitted the bed, and Mrs. Jewkes did so too.
I play the child, and weep at the recollection — for the grief is still fresh that stunned as well as wounded me — yet never did drops of anguish like these bedew the cheeks of infantine innocence — and why should they mine, that never was stained by a blush of guilt?
Tears bathe his cheek, and tears the ground bedew:
Tears bathe his cheeks, and tears the ground bedew
Tears bathe their arms, and tears the sands bedew.
He strained at the chain in a way that made the scenery wall to which he was bound creak and snap, and his mouth began quite literally to foam, a thick white liquid running from the corners of his lips to bedew his huge chin and fleck his rusty black clothes as though with snow.