Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BETYDE, BETIDE, v., tr. and intr. [bɪ′təid]

1. tr. To help. Sc.(E) 1871  P. H. Waddell Psalms xlvi. 5:
God sal betyde her or blink o' day.

2. intr. To fare. Abd.  11929:
Them that wytes weel betides weel, ye got a good wife in the tail en' o' the day.

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