Dight

Dight

(dt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dight or Dighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Dighting.] [OF. dihten, AS. dihtan to dictate, command, dispose, arrange, fr. L. dictare to say often, dictate, order; cf. G. dichten to write poetry, fr. L. dictare. See Dictate.] 1. To prepare; to put in order; hence, to dress, or put on; to array; to adorn. [Archaic] "She gan the house to dight." Chaucer.
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Two harmless turtles, dight for sacrifice.
Fairfax.
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The clouds in thousand liveries dight.
Milton.
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2. To have sexual intercourse with. [Obs.] Chaucer.
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