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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From be- +‎ ġēotan. Cognate with Old High German bigiozan (German begießen). Compare Old Saxon bigiotan (Dutch begieten).

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VerbEdit

beġēotan

  1. to pour over, soak
  2. to anoint, besprinkle, drench, cover with, bestrew with

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  • Middle English: biȝeten, biyeten