Definition of Befret

1. to gnaw [v -FRETTED, -FRETTING, -FRETS] - See also: gnaw



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Befret

beforestated
beforetime
befortune
befortuned
befortunes
befortuning
befoul
befouled
befouler
befoulers
befouling
befoulment
befoulments
befouls
beframe
befret (current term)
befrets
befretted
befretting
befriend
befriended
befriender
befrienders
befriending
befriendment
befriendments
befriends
befrill
befrilled
befrilling

Literary usage of Befret

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1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1836)
"... ill dispositions befret habits : if they persevere, saith 'Plutarch, habits either are or turn to diseases. Tis the same which Tully maintains m the ..."

2. The Plays & Poems of Robert Greene by Robert Greene (1905)
"Then, noble English Peere, 1490 Accept this ring, wherein my heart is set; A constant heart, with burning flames befret, But vnder written this: O morte ..."

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