bestrew

play
verb be·strew \bi-ˈstrü, bē-\

Definition of bestrew

bestrewed

;

bestrewed

or

bestrewn

play \bi-ˈstrün, bē-\;

bestrewing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  strew

  3. 2 :  to lie scattered over

Examples of bestrew in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of bestrew

before 12th century


BESTREW Defined for English Language Learners

bestrew

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verb

Definition of bestrew for English Language Learners

  • : to cover (a surface) with something



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