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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. (of clothing) custom-made;
[syn: bespoke, bespoken, made-to-order, tailored, tailor-made]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bespoke \Be*spoke"\ (b[-e]*sp[=o]k"), imp. & p. p. of Bespeak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bespeak \Be*speak"\, v. t. [imp. Bespoke, Bespake (Archaic); p. p. Bespoke, Bespoken; p. pr. & vb. n. Bespeaking.] [OE. bispeken, AS. besprecan, to speak to, accuse; pref. be- + sprecan to speak. See Speak.] 1. To speak or arrange for beforehand; to order or engage against a future time; as, to bespeak goods, a right, or a favor. [1913 Webster] Concluding, naturally, that to gratify his avarice was to bespeak his favor. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To show beforehand; to foretell; to indicate. [1913 Webster] [They] bespoke dangers . . . in order to scare the allies. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. To betoken; to show; to indicate by external marks or appearances. [1913 Webster] When the abbot of St. Martin was born, he had so little the figure of a man that it bespoke him rather a monster. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 4. To speak to; to address. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] He thus the queen bespoke. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]




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