Definition of strew
- strewing the highways with litter
She strewed the birdseed on the ground.
sidewalks strewed with trash left by the parade watchers
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: to spread or scatter things over or on the ground or some other surface
: to lie on or cover (something)
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