beskirt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ skirt.

Verb[edit]

beskirt ‎(third-person singular simple present beskirts, present participle beskirting, simple past and past participle beskirted)

  1. (transitive) To border; lie on the outskirts of.
    • 1892, J.Y. Mather, Poems:
      Pitrodie's woods beskirt the feet Of heath-clad Ben-na-chie, And through their shade the breezes fleet, And hum from tree to tree.