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 for Bet
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bet \Bet\, n. [Prob. from OE. abet abetting, OF. abet, fr.
     abeter to excite, incite. See Abet.]
     That which is laid, staked, or pledged, as between two
     parties, upon the event of a contest or any contingent issue;
     the act of giving such a pledge; a wager. "Having made his
     bets." --Goldsmith.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bet \Bet\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bet, Betted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Betting.]
     To stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to
     wager.
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           John a Gaunt loved him well, and betted much money on
           his head.                                --Shak.
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           I'll bet you two to one I'll make him do it. --O. W.
                                                    Holmes.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bet \Bet\,
     imp. & p. p. of Beat. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bet \Bet\, a. & adv.
     An early form of Better. [Obs.]
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     To go bet, to go fast; to hurry. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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