- to strew or cover (a surface).
- to strew or scatter about.
- to lie scattered over.
Origin of bestrew
Related Words for bestrewinfuse, sprinkle, pepper, daub, smudge, speckle, mottle, intermix, distribute, interlard, diffuse, bestrew, stipple, speck, spangle, dash, disperse, strew, slop, douse
Examples from the Web for bestrew
Historical Examples of bestrew
Brush over with butter and bestrew with sugar, cinnamon, and currants.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book
Without any signs of dizziness or staggering, he walked between the boulders which bestrew the path.The Wolf Cub
He kept sending flowers, as if to bestrew the path of his retreat, which was never the path of a return.The Pupil
- (tr) to scatter or lie scattered over (a surface)