beblow

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English beblowen, from Old English beblāwan (to blow upon), equivalent to be- (on, around, about) +‎ blow.

Verb[edit]

beblow (third-person singular simple present beblows, present participle beblowing, simple past beblew, past participle beblown)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To blow upon; blow around or about; proclaim or spread about (word, news, fame, etc.)
    • 2010, Greg Hamerton, Second Sight:
      [...] Their lifebreath stays to beblow 'er clouds to the fourfar corners of Oldenworld.”