Definition of bedight in English:

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Pronunciation: /bɪˈdʌɪt/


Adorned: a Christmas pudding bedight with holly
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  • 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-a-quartern of ignited brandy, and bedight with Christmas holly stuck into the top.
  • This very mare I rode - my bay, best of my horses, had laid upon her back a crimson cloth bedight with patterns worked in blue.
  • He would wear no clothe but of scarlet and fur, and all his weapons were bedight with gold.


Late Middle English: past participle of archaic bedight 'equip, array' (see be-, dight).

Words that rhyme with bedight

affright, alight, alright, aright, bight, bite, blight, bright, byte, cite, dight, Dwight, excite, fight, flight, fright, goodnight, height, ignite, impolite, indict, indite, invite, kite, knight, light, lite, might, mite, night, nite, outfight, outright, plight, polite, quite, right, rite, sight, site, skintight, skite, sleight, slight, smite, Snow-white, spite, sprite, tight, tonight, trite, twite, underwrite, unite, uptight, white, wight, wright, write

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