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besprent

[ bih-sprent ]
/ bɪˈsprɛnt /
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adjective Archaic.
besprinkled; bestrewn.
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Origin of besprent

1325–75; Middle English bespre(y)nt, past participle of besprengen,Old English besprengan, equivalent to be-be- + sprengan to sprinkle, akin to spring
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British Dictionary definitions for besprent

besprent
/ (bɪˈsprɛnt) /

adjective
poetic sprinkled over

Word Origin for besprent

C14: past participle of Old English besprengan to besprinkle
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