verb be·strew \bi-ˈstrü, bē-\

: to cover (a surface) with something

be·strewedbe·strewed or be·strewn\-ˈstrün\be·strew·ing

Full Definition of BESTREW

transitive verb
:  strew
:  to lie scattered over

Examples of BESTREW

  1. <the flower girl delightedly bestrewed the aisle with rose petals>

First Known Use of BESTREW

before 12th century


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