Bewit meaning

A double slip of leather by which bells are fastened to a hawk's legs.
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To endue or impart wit (to); instruct.
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Origin of bewit

  • From Middle English biwitten, biwiten, biwitien, from Old English bewitan, bewītan, bewitian (“to look over, watch over, take charge of, have charge or direction of, superintend, preside, govern, administer”), equivalent to be- +‎ wit.

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  • From Middle English bewette, diminutive of Old French beue, bue, buie, boie (“bond, chain”), from Latin boia (“neck collar, fetter”). Compare buoy.

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