bewray

verb
be·​wray | \ bi-ˈrā How to pronounce bewray (audio) \
bewrayed; bewraying; bewrays

Definition of bewray

First Known Use of bewray

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bewray

Middle English, from be- + wreyen to accuse, from Old English wrēgan; akin to Old High German ruogen to accuse

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

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