Bider



Archaic. to endure; bear.
Obsolete. to encounter.
to dwell; abide; wait; remain.
bide one’s time, to wait for a favorable opportunity:
He wanted to ask for a raise, but bided his time.
Historical Examples

Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

verb bides, biding, bided, bode, bided
(intransitive) (archaic or dialect) to continue in a certain place or state; stay
(intransitive) (archaic or dialect) to live; dwell
(transitive) (archaic or dialect) to tolerate; endure
(Scot) bide a wee, to stay a little
(Scot) bide by, to abide by
bide one’s time, to wait patiently for an opportunity
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