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Definition of "betided" [betided]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of betide. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "betided" in a sentence
  • "There she found the wax-candles lighted and the Princess Hayat al-Nufus seated and awaiting her; whereupon she bethought her of her husband and what had betided them both of sorrow and severance in so short a space; she wept and sighed and groaned groan upon groan, and began improvising these couplets,"
  • "I saluted her and told her what had betided me and the whole of my story and she said, O my sister, who is safe from the despite of Time and secure?"
  • "So saying she seized a sword and made at him to smite him; and behold, he cried out and said, “O Kings of the Age, suffer her not to slay me, till I shall have told you the rare adventures that have betided me.”"
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