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Meaning of DIGHT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dight\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dight} or {Dighted}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Dighting}.] [OF. dihten, AS. dihtan to dictate,
command, dispose, arrange, fr. L. dictare to say often,
dictate, order; cf. G. dichten to write poetry, fr. L.
dictare. See {Dictate}.]
1. To prepare; to put in order; hence, to dress, or put on;
   to array; to adorn. [Archaic] ``She gan the house to
   --dight.'' --Chaucer.

         Two harmless turtles, dight for sacrifice.
                                               --Fairfax.

         The clouds in thousand liveries dight. --Milton.

2. To have sexual intercourse with. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

 

 

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