Historical Word Wednesday

Historical Word Wednesday: Byste



1. To lie down in the day time.

“I was quite took to (ashamed) to think you should have come in the other day and found me bysted, but I was quite entirely eat up with the rheumatics, and couldn’t get about no how’s.”

From A Dictionary of the Sussex Dialect and Collection of Provincialisms in Use in the County of Sussex by W.D. Parish.

I byste every single day. Or I would like to anyway…

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