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Bedim definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BEDIM', v.t. [be and dim.] To make dim; to obscure or darken.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: make darker and difficult to perceive by sight [syn: benight, bedim]
2: make obscure or unclear; "The distinction was obscured" [syn: obscure, bedim, overcloud]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Date: 1565 1. to make less bright 2. to make indistinct ; obscure

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. (bedimmed, bedimming) poet. make (the eyes, mind, etc.) dim.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bedim Be*dim", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bedimmed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Bedimming.] To make dim; to obscure or darken. --Shak.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Darken, bedarken, dim, obscure, cloud, becloud.



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