begun

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begun

  1. past participle of begin
    • 1807, Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.), The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641. 3 vols. [each in 2 pt.]., page 717
      ... when he should take the sield, that city was persuaded to complete the regiment they had begun to form, under the command of a Colonel whom the King had recommended to them ; which they did raise to the number of a thousand men.
  1. (obsolete or nonstandard) simple past tense of begin [17th-20th c.]
    1790 (see Amazing Grace)
    When we've been there ten thousand years,
    Bright shining as the sun,
    We've no less days to sing God's praise,
    Than when we first begun.

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begun (plural beguns)

  1. begonia

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