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Definition of "beheld" []

  • Past tense and past participle of behold. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "beheld" in a sentence
  • "Imagine then, if you can, the chill of horror which shook us all when upon alighting at the Mayence station the next morning, ready to take our train for Berlin, we beheld -- _unmistakably beheld_ -- our beloved Greenie by the drinking-fountain!!!"
  • "With fright in their eyes the soldiers of salvation beheld from the helmeted observatory tower: the heavenly harps; the swaying, titanic nebulae and their chaotic strings of gaseous gold."
  • "The next day I beheld from a short distance the passing of the bridal procession."
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