bewray

verb

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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bewray was in the 13th century

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

Kids Definition

bewray

verb
be·​wray bi-ˈrā How to pronounce bewray (audio)
archaic
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