Definition of Besorting
1. besort [v] - See also: besort
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Literary usage of Besorting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare (1883)
"besorting or convenient accommodation."—Schmidt. 238. As levels with her breeding. As is suited to her noble birth and rank in life. 243. ..."
2. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1897)
"Persons besorting. — So it is unnecessary to allege that persons actually did resort there for the purpose of playing, or did while there play at any ..."
3. Shakespeare's Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare (1898)
"Schmidt defines ac' commodation and f-esort as "besorting or convergent accommodation." We find the verb in Lear, 1.4.272: "such men as may ..."
4. Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and by Joseph Henry, Spencer Fullerton Baird, United States War Dept, United States Army. Corps of Engineers (1855)
"besorting to the trails and roads in search of subsistence, they utter while thus engaged a low soft note which keeps the flock together. ..."