Be*fool" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Befooled (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Befooling.] [OE. befolen; pref. be- + fol fool.]

1.

To fool; to delude or lead into error; to infatuate; to deceive.

This story . . . contrived to befool credulous men. Fuller.

2.

To cause to behave like a fool; to make foolish.

"Some befooling drug."

G. Eliot.

 

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