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bestud

[bih-stuhd] /bɪˈstʌd/
verb (used with object), bestudded, bestudding.
1.
to set with or as if with studs; dot:
an evening sky bestudded with stars.
Origin of bestud
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605; be- + stud1
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  • These brilliant constellations began to bestud the sky, and the Southern Cross shone out.

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