verb (used with object), strewed, strewn [stroon] /strun/ or strewed, strew·ing.
Origin of strew
Related formsstrew·er, nounun·der·strew, verb (used with object), un·der·strewed, un·der·strewn or un·der·strewed, un·der·strew·ing.un·strewed, adjectiveun·strewn, adjective
Examples from the Web for strew
If you strew a few Carvi comfits on the top, it will not be amiss.The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened|Kenelm Digby
Let us strew ashes on our heads, for that Nebuchadnezzar is slain.Jeremiah|Stefan Zweig
Cannot you strew such criticisms through the sequel to Lavengro?The Life of George Borrow|Clement K. Shorter
Take the largest broad mushrooms, break them into an earthen pan, strew salt over, and stir them occasionally for three days.
She now approached, with a basket of flowers in her hand, which she said she would daily strew over the grave of good Lychorida.Tales from Shakespeare|Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb