begod

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

be- +‎ god

Verb[edit]

begod (third-person singular simple present begods, present participle begodding, simple past and past participle begodded)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To exalt to the dignity of a god; to deify.
    • 1698, Robert South, Twelve Sermons upon Several Subjects and Occasions:
      And thus by degrees paganism came to be christened into a new name, by their setting up their divi, or begodded tutelar saints, and prosecuting their apotheosis with divine worship.

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