Meaning of bedight in English:


Pronunciation /bɪˈdʌɪt/


  • Adorned.

    ‘a Christmas pudding bedight with holly’
    • ‘In half a minute Mrs Cratchit entered, flushed, but smiling proudly; with the pudding, like a speckled cannon-ball, so hard and firm, blazing in half-a-quartern of ignited brandy, and bedight with Christmas holly stuck into the top.’
    • ‘This very mare I rode - my bay, best of my horses, had laid upon her back a crimson cloth bedight with patterns worked in blue.’
    • ‘He would wear no clothe but of scarlet and fur, and all his weapons were bedight with gold.’


Late Middle English past participle of archaic bedight ‘equip, array’ (see be-, dight).