(Beau"fet) n. [See Buffet.] A niche, cupboard, or sideboard for plate, china, glass, etc.; a buffet.

A beaufet . . . filled with gold and silver vessels.

(Beau"fin) n. See Biffin. Wright.

Beau ideal
(Beau" i*de"al) [F. beau beautiful + idéal ideal.] A conception or image of consummate beauty, moral or physical, formed in the mind, free from all the deformities, defects, and blemishes seen in actual existence; an ideal or faultless standard or model.

(Beau"ish) a. Like a beau; characteristic of a beau; foppish; fine. "A beauish young spark." Byrom.

Beau monde
(||Beau` monde") [F. beau fine + monde world.] The fashionable world; people of fashion and gayety. Prior.

(Beau"pere`) n. [F. beau pére; beau fair + pére father.]

1. A father. [Obs.] Wyclif.

2. A companion. [Obs.] Spenser.

(||Beau`se`ant") n. [F. beaucéant.] The black and white standard of the Knights Templars.

(Beau"ship) n. The state of being a beau; the personality of a beau. [Jocular] Dryden.

(Beau"te*ous) a. Full of beauty; beautiful; very handsome. [Mostly poetic] — Beau"te*ous*ly, adv.Beau"te*ous*ness, n.

(Beau"tied) p. a. Beautiful; embellished. [Poetic] Shak.

(Beau"ti*fi`er) n. One who, or that which, beautifies or makes beautiful.

(Beau"ti*ful) a. Having the qualities which constitute beauty; pleasing to the sight or the mind.

A circle is more beautiful than a square; a square is more beautiful than a parallelogram.
Lord Kames.

Syn. — Handsome; elegant; lovely; fair; charming; graceful; pretty; delightful. See Fine.

Beau"ti*ful*ly, adv.Beau"ti*ful*ness, n.

(Beau"ti*fy) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beautified (- fid); p. pr. & vb. n. Beautifying.] [Beauty + -fy.] To make or render beautiful; to add beauty to; to adorn; to deck; to grace; to embellish.

The arts that beautify and polish life.

Syn. — To adorn; grace; ornament; deck; decorate.

(Beau"ti*fy), v. i. To become beautiful; to advance in beauty. Addison.

(Beau"ti*less), a. Destitute of beauty. Hammond.

(Beau"ty) n.; pl. Beauties [OE. beaute, beute, OF. beauté, biauté, Pr. beltat, F. beauté, fr. an assumed LL. bellitas, from L. bellus pretty. See Beau.]

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