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Betide


BETI'DE, verb transitive preterit tense betid, or betided; participle passive betid. [be and tide.]

To happen; to befall; to come to; used of good or evil.

What will betide the few?

BETI'DE, verb intransitive To come to pass; to happen.

What news else betideth here?

Shakespeare has used it with of. What would betide of thee? but this is unusual or improper.