begood

be·​good
bi-ˈgüd
variants or begoud
bi-ˈgüd

chiefly Scottish past tense of begin

Word History

Etymology

Middle English (northern dialect) begouthe, alteration (influenced by couthe could, past of can) of began, past of beginnen

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“Begood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/begood. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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