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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bet  \Bet\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bet},  {Betted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Betting}.] 
  To  stake  or  pledge  upon  the  event  of  a  contingent  issue;  to 
  wager. 
 
  John  a  Gaunt  loved  him  well  and  betted  much  money  on 
  his  head.  --Shak. 
 
  I'll  bet  you  two  to  one  I'll  make  him  do  it  --O.  W. 
  Holmes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  betting 
  adj  :  preoccupied  with  the  pursuit  of  pleasure  and  especially 
  games  of  chance;  "led  a  dissipated  life";  "a  betting 
  man";  "a  card-playing  son  of  a  bitch";  "a  gambling 
  fool";  "sporting  gents  and  their  ladies"  [syn:  {dissipated}, 
  {card-playing},  {gambling},  {sporting}] 




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