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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bewray  \Be*wray"\  (b[-e]*r[=a]"),  v.  t. 
  To  soil.  See  {Beray}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bewray  \Be*wray"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bewrayed}  (-r[=a]d");  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Bewraying}.]  [OE.  bewraien  biwreyen  pref.  be- 
  +  AS  wr[=e]gan  to  accuse,  betray;  akin  to  OS  wr[=o]gian, 
  OHG.  ruog[=e]n,  G.  r["u]gen,  Icel.  r[ae]gja,  Goth.  wr[=o]hjan 
  to  accuse.] 
  To  expose;  to  reveal;  to  disclose;  to  betray.  [Obs.  or 
  Archaic] 
 
  The  murder  being  once  done  he  is  in  less  fear,  and  in 
  more  hope  that  the  deed  shall  not  be  bewrayed  or  known 
  --Robynson 
  (More's 
  Utopia.  ) 
 
  Thy  speech  bewrayeth  thee.  --Matt.  xxvi. 
  73. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bewray 
  v  :  reveal  unintentionally;  "Her  smile  betrayed  her  true 
  feelings"  [syn:  {betray}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Bewray 
  to  reveal  or  disclose;  an  old  English  word  equivalent  to 
  betray"  (Prov.  27:16;  29:24,  R.V.,  "uttereth;"  Isa.  16:3;  Matt. 
  26:73). 
 




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