dighting

v. (Archaic) adorn, decorate; dress up a person

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dighting — Dight Dight (d[imac]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dight} or {Dighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dighting}.] [OF. dihten, AS. dihtan to dictate, command, dispose, arrange, fr. L. dictare to say often, dictate, order; cf. G. dichten to write poetry, fr. L.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dighting — verb (to prepare and array.) …   Wiktionary

  • dighting — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dight — (d[imac]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dight} or {Dighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dighting}.] [OF. dihten, AS. dihtan to dictate, command, dispose, arrange, fr. L. dictare to say often, dictate, order; cf. G. dichten to write poetry, fr. L. dictare. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dighted — Dight Dight (d[imac]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dight} or {Dighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dighting}.] [OF. dihten, AS. dihtan to dictate, command, dispose, arrange, fr. L. dictare to say often, dictate, order; cf. G. dichten to write poetry, fr. L.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dight — transitive verb (dighted or dight; dighting) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English dihtan to arrange, compose, from Latin dictare to dictate, compose Date: 13th century archaic dress, adorn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dight — /duyt/, v.t., dight or dighted, dighting. Archaic. to dress; adorn. [bef. 1000; ME dighten, OE dihtan to arrange, compose < L dictare (see DICTATE); c. G dichten] * * * …   Universalium

  • purification — n 1. sanitization, sanitizing, sanitating, depuration, depurating; depollution, depolluting, freshening, deodorizing, decontamination, decontaminating, disinfection, disinfecting, antisepticizing; cleansing, detersion, deterging, mundification,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • dight — /daɪt/ (say duyt) verb (t) (dight or dighted, dighting) Obsolete 1. to make ready; prepare. 2. to equip; furnish. 3. to dress; adorn. {Middle English dighte(n), Old English dihtan compose, arrange, from Latin dictāre dictate. Compare German… …   Australian English dictionary

  • dight — [dīt] vt. dight or dighted, dighting [ME dihten < OE dihtan, to arrange, dispose, make < L dictare, to say: see DICTATE] Archaic 1. to adorn 2. to equip …   English World dictionary

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