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Bestow
Bestow Be*stow", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bestowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Bestowing.] [OE. bestowen; pref. be- + stow a place. See Stow.] 1. To lay up in store; to deposit for safe keeping; to stow; to place; to put. ``He bestowed it in a pouch.' --Sir W. Scott. See that the women are bestowed in safety. --Byron. 2. To use; to apply; to devote, as time or strength in some occupation. 3. To expend, as money. [Obs.] 4. To give or confer; to impart; -- with on or upon. Empire is on us bestowed. --Cowper. Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor. --1 Cor. xiii. 3. 5. To give in marriage. I could have bestowed her upon a fine gentleman. --Tatler. 6. To demean; to conduct; to behave; -- followed by a reflexive pronoun. [Obs.] How might we see Falstaff bestow himself to-night in his true colors, and not ourselves be seen ? --Shak. Syn: To give; grant; present; confer; accord.
Bestowal
Bestowal Be*stow"al, n. The act of bestowing; disposal.
Bestowed
Bestow Be*stow", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bestowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Bestowing.] [OE. bestowen; pref. be- + stow a place. See Stow.] 1. To lay up in store; to deposit for safe keeping; to stow; to place; to put. ``He bestowed it in a pouch.' --Sir W. Scott. See that the women are bestowed in safety. --Byron. 2. To use; to apply; to devote, as time or strength in some occupation. 3. To expend, as money. [Obs.] 4. To give or confer; to impart; -- with on or upon. Empire is on us bestowed. --Cowper. Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor. --1 Cor. xiii. 3. 5. To give in marriage. I could have bestowed her upon a fine gentleman. --Tatler. 6. To demean; to conduct; to behave; -- followed by a reflexive pronoun. [Obs.] How might we see Falstaff bestow himself to-night in his true colors, and not ourselves be seen ? --Shak. Syn: To give; grant; present; confer; accord.
Bestower
Bestower Be*stow"er, n. One that bestows.
Bestowing
Bestow Be*stow", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bestowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Bestowing.] [OE. bestowen; pref. be- + stow a place. See Stow.] 1. To lay up in store; to deposit for safe keeping; to stow; to place; to put. ``He bestowed it in a pouch.' --Sir W. Scott. See that the women are bestowed in safety. --Byron. 2. To use; to apply; to devote, as time or strength in some occupation. 3. To expend, as money. [Obs.] 4. To give or confer; to impart; -- with on or upon. Empire is on us bestowed. --Cowper. Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor. --1 Cor. xiii. 3. 5. To give in marriage. I could have bestowed her upon a fine gentleman. --Tatler. 6. To demean; to conduct; to behave; -- followed by a reflexive pronoun. [Obs.] How might we see Falstaff bestow himself to-night in his true colors, and not ourselves be seen ? --Shak. Syn: To give; grant; present; confer; accord.
Jamestown weed
Jamestown weed James"town` weed` (Bot.) The poisonous thorn apple or stramonium (Datura stramonium), a rank weed early noticed at Jamestown, Virginia. See Datura. Note: This name is often corrupted into jimson, jimpson, and gympsum.
Misbestow
Misbestow Mis`be*stow", v. t. To bestow improperly.
Misbestowal
Misbestowal Mis`be*stow"al, n. The act of misbestowing.

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