bethump

bethump
\\bə̇, bē+\ transitive verb
Etymology: be- + thump
: to beat or pelt soundly

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  • Bethump — Be*thump , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bethumped}, or {Bethumpt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bethumping}.] To beat or thump soundly. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bethump — be·thump …   English syllables

  • Bethumped — Bethump Be*thump , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bethumped}, or {Bethumpt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bethumping}.] To beat or thump soundly. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bethumping — Bethump Be*thump , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bethumped}, or {Bethumpt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bethumping}.] To beat or thump soundly. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bethumpt — Bethump Be*thump , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bethumped}, or {Bethumpt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bethumping}.] To beat or thump soundly. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • belabor — v. a. Thump, bethump, strike, knock, lay blows upon. See beat …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • beat — I. v. a. 1. Strike, knock, hit, thump, bethump, belabor, drub, maul, pommel, baste, thrash, thwack, bang, whack, pound, punch, cudgel, cane, whip, buffet, lay blows upon. 2. Hammer, forge. 3. Pound, bruise, pulverize, comminute, bray, break in… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dad —    It cannot be known for certain when this word came into regular use, but it is recorded from the sixteenth century. From that point on, at least, it can be regarded as a piece of fossilized babylanguage, used by children of any age to address… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

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