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From Middle English benedyght, benedight, from Latin benedictus. More at benedict, benediction.


benedight (comparative more benedight, superlative most benedight)

  1. (obsolete) blessed
    • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Cross of Snow
      Never through martyrdom of fire was led to its repose; nor can in books be read the legend of a life more benedight.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for benedight in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)