begood

be·good \ bi-ˈgüd \
variants: or begoud \bi-ˈgüd\

Definition of begood

  • chiefly Scottish past tense of begin

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Origin and Etymology of begood

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


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