Definition of Befell

1. Verb. (simple past of befall) ¹



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Definition of Befell

1. befall [v] - See also: befall

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Befell

befal
befall
befallen
befalleth
befalling
befalls
befana
befanas
befang
befangled
befeather
befeathered
befeathering
befeathers
befeld
befell (current term)
beffana
beffanas
befie
befight
befile
befind
befinger
befingered
befingering
befingers
befinned
befiradol
befit
befits

Literary usage of Befell

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1. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"CHAPTER IX HOW STRANGE THINGS befell IN MINSTEAD WOOD THE path which the young clerk had now to follow lay through a magnificent forest of the very heaviest ..."

2. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"AND did ye not hear of a mirth befell The morrow after a wedding day, The quintain was set, and the garlands were made, 'T is pity old customs should ever ..."

3. Chronicles of the Pilgrim Fathers of the Colony of Plymouth: From 1602-1625 by Alexander Young (1844)
"OF THE TROUBLES THAT befell THE FIRST PLANTERS UPON THE COAST OF ENGLAND, ... 13 ' " But what befell them further England's Memorial, page 33. ..."

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