bedoubt

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • bedoute

EtymologyEdit

From be- +‎ doubt.

VerbEdit

bedoubt (third-person singular simple present bedoubts, present participle bedoubting, simple past and past participle bedoubted)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To dread; respect; renown.
    • 1470, Hardyng, Chronicle:
      Above all men he was there moste bedoute.
Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 01:55