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Beshrew   Listen
verb
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 ...
— Sir Walter Scott - A Lecture at the Sorbonne • William Paton Ker

... peer? What loveliest face, that loving ranks enfold. Like brightest diamond chased in purest gold? Dazzled and blind, mine office I forsake, My club, my Key, my knee, my homage take. Bright paragon, pass on in joy and bliss;— Beshrew the gate that opes not wide at such a ...
— From John O'Groats to Land's End • Robert Naylor and John Naylor



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



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