(intransitive) (archaic) to happen (to)
1520s, from be- + chance. Related: Bechanced; bechancing.
to charm; bewitch; captivate.
to clasp all around or on all sides.
to darken or obscure with clouds. to make confused: Angry words beclouded the issue. Historical Examples This decision made both Northern and Southern agents anxious and the latter took steps further to becloud the status of the Rams. Great Britain and the American Civil War Ephraim Douglass Adams These only becloud, they do not help […]