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be- +‎ scorn


bescorn (third-person singular simple present bescorns, present participle bescorning, simple past and past participle bescorned)

  1. (obsolete) To treat with scorn.
    Then was he bescorned. — Chaucer.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 bescorn in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)