Definition of Bestain

1. v. t. To stain.



Definition of Bestain

1. Verb. (transitive) To mark with stains; discolour; spot. ¹

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Definition of Bestain

1. to stain all over [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bestain

best man
best men
best of
best of all
best of both worlds
best of breed
best of the bunch
best off
best practice
best regards
best seller
best thing since sliced bread
best thing since sliced pan
bestad
bestadde
bestain (current term)
bestained
bestains
bestand
bestar
bestarred
bestarring
bestars
bestatin
bestay
bestead
besteaded
besteading
besteads
besteal

Literary usage of Bestain

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1. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry by Thomas Percy (1887)
"... for in his mind lie bore the wounds of woe : Which made him rend his milk-white locks, And tresses from his head, And all with blood bestain his cheeks, ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... smirch, smutch, crock. stain, vt 1. discolor (contextual), distain (archaic), soil; spec, tarnish, bestain (intensive), splotch, blot, blotch, smirch, ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"To bestain, (be-stane') ยป. a. To mark with stains. To BESTEAD, (be-sted') vo To profit; to accommodate ; to be serviceable to. BESTIAL, (bes'-te-al) a. ..."

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