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Definition of the verb Belave
What does Belave mean as a doing word?
- [transitive] To lave or wash about; wash all over; wash.
- [archaic, intransitive] to remain, continue; to belay
- [archaic, intransitive] to be alive
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by John Ogilvie
BELAVE belief The Egyptians use the down of its seeds as tinder. BE'ING, j>/>r. [ See Be.) Existing in a certain state. Man, being in honour, what not; Pa. xlfat. BE' ING, n. Existence; as, God is the author of our being. In God we live, and move, ...
by Francis Henry Stratmann
215: belave Hallic dict. 161; bilaeven be left, remain, La5.
Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language : Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific, and Technical Homophonic Words, to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud
958—Bilva, bailif, belave, belive, bailiff, believe, belove, bluff, hippelaph. * 959— Blob, pulpy, bilbo, polype, blub, palp, blab, pulp, bleb, bulb. * 961—Beached, poached, bowshot, abashed, bouchet, upshot, hip-shot, beshut, bejade, pushed, ...
Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English, Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Ninetheenth Century which are No Longer in Use ... [etc.] (1857)
by Thomas Wright
BELAVE, v. (A.-S.) To remain. DELAY, 'v. (1) To fasten. A sea term. (2) To flog. Northampt. BnLArt-zmpartyz. Covered. Spenser. BELCH, (1) 8. Small beer. Yorke /z. (2) a. To remove the indurated dung from sheep's tails. Somerset. BELcHn, v.
Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Nineteenth Century which are No Longer in Use, Or are Not Used in the Same Sense and Words which are Now Used Only in the Provincial Dialects
Belave, v. (A.-S.) To remain. Belay, v. (1) To fasten. A sea term. (2) To flog. Northampt. BELAYED,joar/.p. Covered. Spenser. Belch, (1) s. Small beer. Yorksh. (2) t>. To remove the indurated dung from sheep's tails. Somerset. Belche, v.
Compiled from Writings of the XII. XIII. XIV. and XV. Centuries by Francis Henry Stratmann
215; belave Halliw. diet.
The rhymers' lexicon (1971)
by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury
angustìclave architrave behave belave beslave brave Cave COHCaVe Crave deprave drave élève enCaVG enclave engrave enslave forgave galley-sl ave gave glaive grave ìmpave.
The Big Book of Little Anecdotes by Ken Alley
“Sure, you're such a liar Oi don't know whether to belave yez or not.” “Well, then, Oi must be dead,” said Mike, “for yez would never call mea liar if Oi wor alive.” 33. Breaking it gently.—Mulligan and O'Leary, answering an emergency call, ...
udarbeidet efter de bedste og nyeste ordbøger by Christian Friderich Bay
Belave sig, to prepareyourself, get or make yourself ready. Belee, to deride, laugh at, ridicule, make a Laughingstock of one, to sneer , twitter at him, to mock, jeer, bamter. Beleen, Beleelse, Derifion, Ridiculing, Sneering, Bantering, Mocking.
by Christian Friderick Bay
(belave sig paa noget) to prepare yourself with something, (byde paa noget) to bid for, offer at something. (paa det bedste, fordeelagtigste) in the best Manner, most advantageously, to the greatest Advantage. (have noget paa sig, betyde) to ...
Exhibiting the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of Every Word Usually Employed in Science, Literature, and Art by John Boag
Belave, be-lave', r. t. To wash. Obs. Belawgive, be-Iaw'glv, v. t. To give a law to. Obs, Belay, be-lt/, e. t. To block up or obstruct. To place in ambush. To adorn, surround, or cover. In seamanship, to fasten or make fast by winding a rope round a ...
In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found by Samuel Johnson
To BELAVE. v. a. To wash. Cockeram. Zoo BELAWGIVE. v. a. To give a law to. Milton. To BELA/Y. v. a. To block up. Dryden.
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Scrabble value of B3E1L1A1V4E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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