from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Archaic To dress or array.
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- v. to equip or bedeck
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To bedeck; to array or equip; to adorn.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To array; equip; dress; trick out; bedeck; invest.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. decorate
Gaily bedight,/ A gallant knight/ In sunshine and ...
Gaily bedight,/ A gallant knight/ In sunshine and in shadow, . . .
Now it chanced that one day, as he shook the handkerchief101 and the troops withdrew to their places that he betook himself to the sitting-chamber, where he sat till the day departed and the night advanced with murks bedight.
A brightest favour and a mouth bedight with wondrous smiles;
In half a minute Mrs. Cratchit entered – flushed, but smiling proudly – with the pudding, like a speckled cannon-ball, so hard and firm, blazing in half of half-a-quartern of ignited brandy, and bedight with Christmas holly stuck into the top.
In half a minute Mrs. Cratchit entered--flushed, but smiling proudly--with the pudding, like a speckled cannon-ball, so hard and firm, blazing in half of half-a-quartern of ignited brandy, and bedight with Christmas holly stuck into the top.
An unimaginable tapestry bedight with incredible broidery, the
The hall was bedight with evergreen boughs, weavings, burnished metal, Roman glass.
Now will die hard helmet, bedight with gold, be deprived of its adornments; they sleep who should burnish the battle-masks.
In time the president and an assortment of faculty members stand before me, bedight in caps and gowns.