beshite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bishiten, bischiten, from Old English bescītan (to befoul), equivalent to be- +‎ shite.

Verb[edit]

beshite (third-person singular simple present beshites, present participle beshiting, simple past beshit or beshote or beshat, past participle beshitten)

  1. (transitive) To shite all over; befoul with shitting; beshit.
    • 1856, John Skelton, Alexander Dyce, The Poetical Works of John Skelton:
      At last Skelton awaked, & felt the sheetes all wete; waked his wife, and sayd, What, hast thou beshitten the bed?

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