Univerbation of be + gone. Compare English beware.
- (archaic) Expressing a desire or a command for someone or something to go away.
- c. 1595–1596 (date written), William Shakespeare, “A Midsommer Nights Dreame”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act IV, scene i], page 157, column 1:
- Fairies be gone, and be alwaies away.
- 1856, Herman Melville, The Lightning Rod Man:
- "Begone! move quickly! if quickly you can, you that shine forth into sight in moist times like the worm."
- bego (verb)
- past participle of bego
(expressing a desire or a command for someone or something to go away)
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