besprent

adjective
be·​sprent | \ bi-ˈsprent How to pronounce besprent (audio) \

Definition of besprent

archaic
: sprinkled over

First Known Use of besprent

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for besprent

Middle English bespreynt, from past participle of besprengen to besprinkle, from Old English besprengan, from be- + sprengan to scatter; akin to Old English springan to spring

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“Besprent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/besprent. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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