verb (used with object), strewed, strewn [stroon] /strun/ or strewed, strew·ing.
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Origin of strew
OTHER WORDS FROM strewstrew·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
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Example sentences from the Web for strewn
When Louise and Bibi returned to their home, they found it strewn with ammunition and pockmarked with mortar craters.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now those are destroyed, too, and the animals are strewn about, bloating and stinking, as if in a tableau of “Guernica.”
Wires hang from its ceiling, its marble floors are chipped and trash is strewn across the dusty corridors.
Unarmed women and men of all ages with bullet wounds were strewn across the floor.Interview With Canadian Filmmaker John Greyson Following His Release from Cairo's Tora Prison|Jesse Rosenfeld|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The floor beneath, strewn with broken glass, was stained with blood.
Strewn among the elements can be seen men, plants, and animals.
As soon as we landed we perceived that the ground was strewn with flaked chips of chalcedony, jasper, and similar stones.A Canyon Voyage|Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
The shore was strewn with timber and pieces of plank of all shapes.The Rival Crusoes|W.H.G. Kingston
The sky was brilliant with stars, as if the firmament were strewn with silver dust.Captain Canot|Brantz Mayer
The floor of the pit was strewn with the men in all directions, six of them dead and the balance fearfully wounded.S.O.S. Stand to!|Reginald Grant