Definition of Befringed

1. Verb. (past of befringe) ¹



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Definition of Befringed

1. befringe [v] - See also: befringe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Befringed

befretted
befretting
befriend
befriended
befriender
befrienders
befriending
befriendment
befriendments
befriends
befrill
befrilled
befrilling
befrills
befringe
befringed (current term)
befringes
befringing
befrogged
befuddle
befuddled
befuddlement
befuddlements
befuddles
befuddling
befuddlingly
befuraline
befurred
beg
beg off

Literary usage of Befringed

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1. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad (1900)
"... an islet befringed with green upon azure, with the dark dot of the mission-house on a white beach; while Gentleman Brown, ashore, was casting his spells ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1885)
"intrusted elsewhere, are disposed a half dozen or so richly-bound volumes, some illuminated books of poems, and a lot of satin-bound and silk-befringed ..."

3. Thesaurus of English words and phrases by Peter Mark Roget (1883)
"... shagged ; fringed, befringed ; set-ous, -ose, -aceous ; 'like quills upon the fretful porcupine'; rough as a-nutmeg grater, - bear. 253; arborescent &c. ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1855)
"Has WH never fished of a warm evening in some birch-befringed highland stream, or shot grouse on a. low-lying moor, with his head surrounded ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"East and west of the Rocky Mountains they were originally remarkable for their fine beaded and befringed leather costume, the most conspicuous part of which ..."

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