betid

Betide \Be*tide"\ (b[-e]*t[imac]d"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betided}, Obs. {Betid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betiding}.] [OE. bitiden; pref. bi-, be- + tiden, fr. AS. t[=i]dan, to happen, fr. t[=i]d time. See {Tide}.] To happen to; to befall; to come to; as, woe betide the wanderer. [1913 Webster] What will betide the few ? --Milton. [1913 Webster]