Belast vs Becast - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between belast and becast
is that belast
is to burden; charge; make bound while becast
is (obsolete) to cover or surround by casting (something) about.
To burden; charge; make bound.
*1892 , Great Britain. Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, John Dovaston, Sir Thomas Barrett-Lennard (bart.), The manuscripts of Rye and Hereford corporations :
*2009 , Georg Schmid, The narrative of the Occident: an essay on its present state :
- By theis presidentes let the posterity (for whome I record this) beware they never attempt to build them a pere with rockes only, without a mighty frame of tymber to be seled, and then belasted with rockes; [...]
- [...] designers, etc., etc. were there to stay, no matter that they had been implicated in one way or another, were belasted , as the German language has it.
(obsolete) To cover or surround by casting (something) about.
(obsolete) To cast about; plan; plot; contrive.