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bestud

[bih-stuhd]
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verb (used with object), be·stud·ded, be·stud·ding.
  1. to set with or as if with studs; dot: an evening sky bestudded with stars.
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Origin of bestud

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.

    In Search of the Castaways

    Jules Verne