bedwell (bedwells, present participle bedwelling; past and past participle bedwelt)

  1. (ambitransitive) To dwell around or about (a place); inhabit.
    • 1843, Robert Southey, Sir Walter Scott, A memoir of the life and writings of the late William Taylor:
      Gentry of narrow income used to bedwell Montreuil; they are gone, war, want or death knows where.
    • 1995, William Lovitt, Harriet Brundage Lovitt, Modern technology in the Heideggerian perspective:
      Even as he looks squarely at calculable nature, he "retrieves readily be seen to be involved in the reference to "that which announces itself in the processes and conditions of nature that pervasively rule the world we bedwell."
Proper noun
  1. Surname

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.004
Offline English dictionary