bedare

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ dare.

Verb[edit]

bedare (third-person singular simple present bedares, present participle bedaring, simple past and past participle bedared or bedurst)

  1. (transitive) To defy.
    • 1829, George Peele, Alexander Dyce, The Works of George Peele:
      Lets fall the fowl, and is emboldened With eyes intentive to bedare the sun, [...]

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

bedare

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of bedaren