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Daemon
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betide

(verb) To happen or happen to.

Synonyms: bechance, befall

Usage: Woe betide anyone who got in his way.
KSPavan
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betide
Definition: (verb) To happen or happen to.
Synonyms: bechance, befall
Usage: Woe betide anyone who got in his way.
Adyl Mouhei
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Daemon wrote:
betide

(verb) To happen or happen to.

Synonyms: bechance, befall

Usage: Woe betide anyone who got in his way.
thar
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Tide


Very busy word

Old English tidan - to befall, to happen


- time, season, event, regular times of high and low water, happen, news
Eventide
Christmastide
Flood tide
Woe betide
Glad tidings


Tiding

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From Middle English tiding, tidinge (also tidinde, tidende, etc.), from Late Old English tīdung, from tīdan (“to befall; happen”), probably with assimilation to -ing.[1]
Either from or influenced by Old Norse tíðindi[2] ( > Danish/Norwegian tidende).
Cognate with Dutch tijding, German Zeitung.



Icelandic
Quote:
tíðind/i n pl

1. (frétt) news
segja ~~ tell news
2. (atburður) incident, event
bera til ~a happen, occur
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Generally, in the litigation process the way that conundrum is resolved is for an affidavit to be sworn as to the existence or otherwise of documents on the basis that woe betide a dishonest deponent whose dishonesty later comes to light.
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betide
Definition: (verb) To happen or happen to.
Synonyms: bechance, befall
Usage: Woe betide anyone who got in his way.
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