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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English be- + tide (time) + -s. Compare Saterland Frisian bietiede (from time to time; now and then), German beizeiten (early; betimes), Swedish bitti (early (in the day)).

AdverbEdit

betides (not comparable)

  1. At any early period.

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See betide.

VerbEdit

betides

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of betide

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