Dight (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. DightDighted; 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 Dictate.]

1.

To prepare; to put in order; hence, to dress, or put on; to array; to adorn.

[Archaic] "She gan the house to dight."

Chaucer.

Two harmless turtles, dight for sacrifice. Fairfax.

The clouds in thousand liveries dight. Milton.

2.

To have sexual intercourse with.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

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