besprinkle

verb
be·​sprin·​kle | \ bi-ˈspriŋ-kəl How to pronounce besprinkle (audio) , bē- \
besprinkled; besprinkling; besprinkles

Definition of besprinkle

First Known Use of besprinkle

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for besprinkle

Middle English besprengeln, frequentative of besprengen

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“Besprinkle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/besprinkled. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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