beweep


beweep
beweep O.E. bewepan, cognate with O.Fris. biwepa, O.S. biwopian; see BE- (Cf. be-) + WEEP (Cf. weep). Related: Bewept.

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  • Beweep — Be*weep , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bewept}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beweeping}.] [AS. bew?pan; pref. be + weep.] To weep over; to deplore; to bedew with tears. His timeless death beweeping. Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beweep — Be*weep , v. i. To weep. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beweep — /bi weep /, v.t., bewept, beweeping. Archaic. to weep over (something): to beweep one s foolish mistakes. [bef. 1000; ME bewepen, OE bewepan. See BE , WEEP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • beweep — verb to weep over; to deplore, lament …   Wiktionary

  • beweep — v. a. O. and N. 972 …   Oldest English Words

  • beweep — be·weep …   English syllables

  • beweep — bə̇, bē+ transitive verb (bewept ; bewept ; beweeping ; beweeps) Etymology: Middle English bewepen, from Old English bewēpan, from be + wēpan to weep more at weep archaic : to weep over : lam …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beweeping — Beweep Be*weep , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bewept}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beweeping}.] [AS. bew?pan; pref. be + weep.] To weep over; to deplore; to bedew with tears. His timeless death beweeping. Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bewept — Beweep Be*weep , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bewept}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beweeping}.] [AS. bew?pan; pref. be + weep.] To weep over; to deplore; to bedew with tears. His timeless death beweeping. Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxfordian theory — The Oxfordian theory of Shakespearean authorship holds that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550 1604), wrote the plays and poems attributed to William Shakespeare of Stratford upon Avon. While mainstream scholars who take the Stratfordian… …   Wikipedia


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