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Pronunciation : Be*tide", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Betided
Part of Speech : Obs.
Etymology : [OE. bitiden; pref. bi-, be- + tiden, fr. AS. tidan, to happen, fr. tid time. See Tide.]
Definition : Defn: To happen to; to befall; to come to ; as, woe betide the wanderer. What will betide the few Milton.

Betid; p. pr. & vb. n. Betiding.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Be*tide"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To come to pass; to happen; to occur. A salve for any sore that may betide. Shak.

Note: Shakespeare has used it with of. "What would betide of me "

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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