Examples of bestride in a Sentence
a giant that bestrode the river
Recent Examples of bestride from the Web
Such propaganda helps domestically by boosting Kim Jong Un as a titan bestriding the world stage.
Monocle views the world as a single, utopian marketplace, linked by digital technology and first-class air travel, bestridden by compelling brands and their executives.
Bolcom's immense skills as a songwriter bestriding the classical and popular realms are on winning display in the cabaret prelude to the show.
Frederick Douglass bestrides the history of abolitionism like a colossus, dwarfing the memory of his fellow activists, except perhaps for John Brown, William Lloyd Garrison and Harriet Tubman.
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First Known Use of bestride
before 12th century
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Definition of bestride for English Language Learners
: to sit or stand with one leg on either side of (something)
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