Beshrew

Definitions of "Beshrew"

To invoke evil upon; curse. transitive verb

To wish a curse to; execrate.

In modern use, a mildly imprecatory or merely expletive introductory exclamation, in the form of the imperative.

To curse; to execrate. transitive verb

To invoke or wish evil upon; to curse. verb

A mildly imprecatory or merely expletive introductory exclamation, in the form of the imperative. verb

Wish harm upon; invoke evil upon verb

The word "Beshrew" in example sentences

I don't beshrew a company for pumping out its product. Mike Amato: Simon Cowell's AI Spill: Time to "Top Kill" American Idol

“The Lord of Gilsland is right,” said the Lady Calista, much agitated at the thoughts of the investigation which was to take place; “and besides, if I had presence of mind enough to forge a plausible story, beshrew me if I think I should have the courage to tell it.” The Talisman

Nay, beshrew me if thou passest this door with dry lips. The Fair Maid of Perth

    Do dearly love her; yea, beshrew the damned wrong, Poems and Fragments

    Do dearly love her; yea, beshrew the damned wrong, Poems and Fragments

Elephant and Castle, beshrew me, thy trumpeting must have made thee thirsty. The Rose and the Ring

I did but refresh myself after the fatigue of the action, with the unbeliever, with one humming cup of sack, and was proceeding to lead forth my captive, when, crash after crash, as with wild thunder-dint and levin-fire, down toppled the masonry of an outer tower, (marry beshrew their hands that built it not the firmer!) and blocked up the passage. Ivanhoe

Honest Bardolph, welcome: if thou wantest any thing, and wilt not call, beshrew thy heart. The second part of King Henry the Fourth

“I envious? — beshrew thy heart for the word!” replied the handicraft. Kenilworth

But beshrew me, he cried, clapping hand to his forehead, tomorrow will be a new day and, thousand thunders, I know of a MARCHAND DE CAPOTES, Ulysses

"And, beshrew me, that's enough for any man"; and the Lord of Haddon reverently crossed himself to show that the trial had had the approval of his conscience. Heiress of Haddon

Which judgeth with a bote; I beshrew his heart's rote Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts

There's the wine, an it's not better than your temper, beshrew me for the enemy of true hospitality. Under the Rose

Do dearly love her; yea, beshrew the damned wrong, 15 The Poems and Fragments of Catullus

Come, come; beshrew your heart! you’ll ne’er be good, Act IV. Scene II. Troilus and Cressida

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