Definitions for betidebɪˈtaɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to happen to; befall:
Woe betide the villain!
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of betide:
befall, bechance, betide(verb)
become of; happen to
"He promised that no harm would befall her"; "What has become of my children?"
To happen to.
To happen; to take place; to bechance or befall.
to happen to; to befall; to come to ; as, woe betide the wanderer
to come to pass; to happen; to occur