Definition of Beray

1. v. t. To make foul; to soil; to defile.



Definition of Beray

1. Verb. To make foul; befoul; soil. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beray

1. to befoul [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: befoul

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beray

berakes
beraking
berascal
berascaled
berascaling
berascals
berate
berated
beratement
berates
berating
beratings
beration
berattle
beraunite
beray (current term)
berayed
beraying
berays
berbamunine synthase
berbe
berberin
berberine
berberines
berberins
berberis
berberises
berberries
berberry
berborite

Literary usage of Beray

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1. A Glossary of Provincial Words Used in Herefordshire and Some of the by George Cornewall Lewis (1839)
"35. Compare Spelman's Glossary in Bota, p. 86. t To BEWRAY. " beray ... French Dictionary, to beray is explained salir, souiller; ..."

2. An Alphabetical List of English Words Occurring in the Literature of the by Philological Society (Great Britain), Philological Society (Great Britain (1861)
"H. 1603 beraid (beray) 2 1270 1582 berain, va 1, ... W. 1570 1650 beray, bespatter 2 berber, barberry, H. 1725 berberry 3 ..."

3. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1881)
"We need not discuss the disagreement among the Doctors as to where Jonson has given the ' poets a Pill' and where Shakespeare made, him "beray his credit. ..."

4. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1881)
"... is a pestilent fellow, he brought Horace giving the Poets a pill, but our fellow Shakespeare hath given him a purge that made him beray his credit. ..."

5. The Iliads of Homer, Prince of Poets: Never Before in Any Language Truly by Homer, George Chapman, William Cooke Taylor (1843)
"... the earth he sway'd, And overlaid seven acres land: his hair was all beray'df a Sod—"boiled away. ... < beray'd, or rather bewray'd—that is. "besmeared. ..."

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