Beget

Be*get"

(), v. t. [imp. Begot (), (Archaic) Begat (); p. p. Begot, Begotten (); p. pr. & vb. n. Begetting.] [OE. bigiten, bigeten, to get, beget, AS. begitan to get; pref. be- + gitan. See Get, v. t. ] 1. To procreate, as a father or sire; to generate; -- commonly said of the father.
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Yet they a beauteous offspring shall beget.
Milton.
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2. To get (with child.) [Obs.] Shak.
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3. To produce as an effect; to cause to exist.
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Love is begot by fancy.
Granville.
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