adorned or decorated with flowers.
It was already crowded here, and his first impression was of a mass of silk hats and beflowered millinery rather than of pictures.
An Engagement of Convenience Louis Zangwill
She expected a light silk, and kid gloves, and a beflowered hat.
The Girl from Montana Grace Livingston Hill
She spent her time in beflowered corners, or remote drawing-rooms, with Geoffrey Cliffe.
The Marriage of William Ashe Mrs. Humphry Ward
Magic stories had been told of him, beflowered with dramatic detail.
The Shuttle Frances Hodgson Burnett
Like the other rooms this was beflowered for the party and scant of furniture, for dancing purposes.
The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells
Her white dress and big, beflowered hat looked as cool and as new as June itself.
The Wishing Moon Louise Elizabeth Dutton
He lay a while, gazing at the beflowered ceiling of the great four-post bed, and by and by his voice came sighing.
Ainslee’s magazine, Volume 16, No. 2, September, 1905 Various
She did so, and revealed a pincushion, but a pincushion so befrilled and belaced and beflowered one could scarce tell what it was.
Marjorie at Seacote Carolyn Wells
Even the Gay Lady’s trunk was clad in a trim, beflowered cover of linen, and looked a part of the place.
A Court of Inquiry Grace S. Richmond
It is time to close a work which we have woven, like a crown from a beflowered and variegated field, and which we offer to Muses.
Essays and Miscellanies Plutarch
to envelop in fog or obscurity; becloud: Low-hanging clouds befogged the city. to render unclear; confuse by irrelevancies or distractions: Petty differences befogged the legislators’ task. Historical Examples The object of writing a book is not to befog the reader’s mind. The Lure of the Pen Flora Klickmann All these mysteries that befog us are […]
to fool; deceive; dupe. Obsolete. to treat as a fool; call (someone) a fool. Historical Examples In his keen subtlety and cunning he can outmatch the keenest of us; outwit and befool without doing any extra thinking. Quiet Talks about Jesus S. D. Gordon To what good end do men so flatter and befool one […]
(used to indicate inclusion within space, a place, or limits): walking in the park. (used to indicate inclusion within something abstract or immaterial): in politics; in the autumn. (used to indicate inclusion within or occurrence during a period or limit of time): in ancient times; a task done in ten minutes. (used to indicate limitation […]
in anticipation; in advance; ahead of time: We should have made reservations beforehand. I hope to be beforehand with my report. Contemporary Examples Someone had accidentally turned on the device hours beforehand, and by the time the meeting started, the batteries were dead. Mohamed Mohamud Trial: Was He Tricked Into Terrorism? Winston Ross April 22, […]