beknit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Middle English *beknitten, from the Old English becnyttan (to knit, tie, bind), equivalent to be- +‎ knit.

Verb[edit]

beknit (third-person singular simple present beknits, present participle beknitting, simple past and past participle beknit or beknitted)

  1. (transitive) To knit.
  2. (transitive) To girdle or encircle.