bedeen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bedene, bidene, of uncertain origin. Believed to be a formation of bid-, alteration (perhaps through conflation with Middle English mid (with) or with) of bi (by) + ene (once), from Old English ǣne (once, at once), related to Old English ān (one), equivalent to be- +‎ one.

Adverb[edit]

bedeen (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) As a single unit or body; together.
    all bedeen
  2. (obsolete) In order; one after another; in single file.
  3. (obsolete) Immediately; forthwith; quickly; straightway; anon; soon; early on; by and by.

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