betear

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From be- +‎ tear (to rend).

Verb[edit]

betear (third-person singular simple present betears, present participle betearing, simple past betore, past participle betorn)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To tear; tear around the sides of; tatter.

Etymology 2[edit]

From be- +‎ tear.

Verb[edit]

betear (third-person singular simple present betears, present participle betearing, simple past and past participle beteared)

  1. (transitive) To wet with tears.

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