Definition of Befret
1. to gnaw [v -FRETTED, -FRETTING, -FRETS] - See also: gnaw
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Literary usage of Befret
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."