past tense of bestride
as in straddled
to sit or ride with your legs on either side of (something) The dog liked to bestride the back of the sofa, and it was soon in tatters.

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“Bestrode.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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