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overstrew

[ oh-ver-stroo ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈstru /
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verb (used with object), o·ver·strewed, o·ver·strewn or o·ver·strewed, o·ver·strew·ing.

to strew or scatter over.

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Origin of overstrew

First recorded in 1560–70; over- + strew
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