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Beshrew  v. t.  To curse; to execrate. "Beshrew me, but I love her heartily." Note: Often a very mild form of imprecation; sometimes so far from implying a curse, as to be uttered coaxingly, nay even with some tenderness.






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"Beshrew" Quotes from Famous Books



... 'Beshrew my tongue, that said so!' answered the counsellor; 'it will cost my ears a dinning. Well, say in two words what you've got to say. You ...
— Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, Complete, Illustrated • Sir Walter Scott

... "Beshrew me," said Lancelot, "but I will deliver him presently, and cut off the foul tyrant's head, or lose mine own ...
— Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2) • John Roby



Words linked to "Beshrew" :   anathemise, raise, stir, imprecate, conjure up, bring up, put forward, call down, arouse, maledict, bedamn, curse, invoke, evoke, call forth, bless, anathemize, damn



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