Definition of Bethump

1. v. t. To beat or thump soundly.



Definition of Bethump

1. Verb. (transitive) To thump soundly. ¹

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Definition of Bethump

1. to thump soundly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bethump

bethorn
bethorned
bethorning
bethorns
bethought
bethrall
bethralls
bethreatened
bethrong
bethroth
bethrow
beths
bethumb
bethumbed
bethumbs
bethump (current term)
bethumped
bethumping
bethumps
bethwack
bethwacks
betid
betide
betided
betides
betidest
betideth
betiding
betie
betight

Literary usage of Bethump

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1. The Phonographic Dictionary and Phrase Book by Benn Pitman, Jerome Bird Howard (1901)
"... bethump'ing betide' betime* betimes' beto'ken „ Betook' betray* betray'a! b< Ы be cth"'da > % V •L (^. ..."

2. Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced by John Bartlett (1906)
"I was never so bethump'd with words Since I first call'd my brother's father dad. Sc. 2* 1 Act iv. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"To consider ; to call to one's recollection. BETHLEHEM, (beti'-lem) ns Generally called BEDLAM, which see. To bethump, (be-i/ramp') ». a. To beat. ..."

4. Chivalry in English Literature: Chaucer, Malory, Spenser and Shakespeare by William Henry Schofield, . (1912)
"... natural son of Richard Coeur de Lyon, who, though a "babbler" himself, felt "bethump'd with words" when Hubert de Burgh opened his "large mouth. ..."

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