Besit meaning

(obsolete) To sit around; sit about; besiege.
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(obsolete) To sit upon.
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(obsolete) To sit properly upon, as clothes; to suit; become.
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Origin of besit

  • From Middle English besitten, from Old English besittan (“to sit round, surround, beset, besiege, hold, council, occupy, possess”), From Proto-Germanic *bisitjaną (“to sit near, sit among or around”), equivalent to be- +‎ sit. Cognate with Dutch bezitten, German besitzen.

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