EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English beseken, equivalent to be- +‎ seek. Cognate with Scots beseik ‎(to beseek). More at beseech.

VerbEdit

beseek ‎(third-person singular simple present beseeks, present participle beseeking, simple past and past participle besought)

  1. (transitive, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To beseech; entreat.
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