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beseem

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verb be·seem \bi-ˈsēm\

Definition of beseem

archaic

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to be fitting or becoming

  3. transitive verb
  4. archaic :  to be suitable to :  befit



Examples of beseem

  1. <ordered his servants to deck the hall with such adornments as might beseem for the holidays>



13th Century

First Known Use of beseem

13th century


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