past bespet; past participle bespate

Definition of bespete

obsolete
: to spit upon : spatter with saliva

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History and Etymology for bespete

Middle English bespeten, from be- + speten to spit

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“Bespete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bespete. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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