Be*get" (?), v. t. [imp. Begot (?), (Archaic) Begat (); p. p. Begot, Begotten (); p. pr. & vb. n. Begetting.] [OE. bigiten, bigeten, to get, beget, AS. begitan to get; pref. be- + gitan. See Get, v. t. ]
To procreate, as a father or sire; to generate; -- commonly said of the father.
Yet they a beauteous offspring shall beget.
To get (with child.)
To produce as an effect; to cause to exist.
Love is begot by fancy.
© Webster 1913.