beheart

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ heart.

Verb[edit]

beheart (third-person singular simple present behearts, present participle behearting, simple past and past participle behearted)

  1. (transitive) To enamour; ravish.
    • 1866, Thomas Brooks, Alexander Balloch Grosart, The complete works of Thomas Brooks:
      Thou hast ravished my heart' (or thou hast behearted me, as the Hebrew runs), 'my sister, my spouse ; thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes' []
    • 1868, George Swinnock, Works:
      Nay, Christ is so taken with it that his heart is ravished and lost with it; he is behearted with it, []

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