bedeck

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Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ deck. Compare West Frisian bedekke ‎(to cover), Dutch bedekken ‎(to cover, coat, overlay), German bedecken ‎(to cover, top, overlay), Swedish betäcka ‎(to cover, shelter).

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bedeck ‎(third-person singular simple present bedecks, present participle bedecking, simple past and past participle bedecked)

  1. (transitive) To deck, ornament, or adorn; to grace.
    She bedecked her wedding gown with seed pearls.

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