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bestrew

[ bih-stroo ]
/ b瑟藞stru /
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verb (used with object), be路strewed, be路strewed or be路strewn, be路strew路ing.
to strew or cover (a surface).
to strew or scatter about.
to lie scattered over.
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Origin of bestrew

before 1000; Middle English bistrewen,Old English bestr膿owian.See be-, strew
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British Dictionary definitions for bestrew

bestrew
/ (b瑟藞stru藧) /

verb -strews, -strewing, -strewed, -strewn or -strewed
(tr) to scatter or lie scattered over (a surface)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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