beclart

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English biclarten, equivalent to be- +‎ clart. Cognate with Scots beclairt ‎(to soil, splash or cover with filth).

Verb[edit]

beclart ‎(third-person singular simple present beclarts, present participle beclarting, simple past and past participle beclarted)

  1. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To besmear; bedaub; bemire; smear all over with dirt.

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