dight

verb
\ ˈdīt How to pronounce dight (audio) \
dighted or dight; dighting

Definition of dight

First Known Use of dight

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dight

Middle English, from Old English dihtan to arrange, compose, from Latin dictare to dictate, compose

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“Dight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dight. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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