bespatter

verb
be·​spat·​ter | \ bi-ˈspa-tər How to pronounce bespatter (audio) , bē- \
bespattered; bespattering; bespatters

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vehicle after passing vehicle bespattered the sides of my once-clean car with that wintry slush

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1602, in the meaning defined above

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“Bespatter.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bespatters. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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