Be*wray" (?), v. t.

To soil. See Beray.

 

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Be*wray", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bewrayed (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Bewraying.] [OE. bewraien, biwreyen; pref. be- + AS. wrgan to accuse, betray; akin to OS. wrgian, OHG. ruogn, G. rugen, Icel. raegja, Goth. wrhjan to accuse.]

To expose; to reveal; to disclose; to betray.

[Obs. or Archaic]

The murder being once done, he is in less fear, and in more hope that the deed shall not be bewrayed or known. Robynson (More's Utopia. )

Thy speech bewrayeth thee. Matt. xxvi. 73.

 

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