To ornament or dress in a showy or gaudy manner.(verb-transitive)
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Use "bedizen" in a sentence
"Thou art in mourning now, as well as I: but if ever thy ridiculous turn lead thee again to be beau-brocade, I will bedizen thee, as the girls say, on my return, to my own fancy, and according to thy own natural appearance — Thou shalt doctor my soul, and I will doctor thy body: thou shalt see what a clever fellow I will make of thee."
"We, whose fathers at least were Christians, who have grown up under those mediaeval arches even if we bedizen them with all the demons in"
"Prithee, young one, who art thou, and what has ailed thy mother to bedizen thee in this strange fashion?"