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verb, strowed, strown or strowed, strow·ing. Archaic.
  1. strew.
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Origin of strow

1300–50; Middle English strowen, variant of strewen to strew
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Examples from the Web for strow

Historical Examples of strow

  • Thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooksIn Vallombrosa.

    The History of Peru

    Henry S. Beebe

  • Now, rose by rose, I strip the leaves And strow them where Pauline may pass.

  • My tomb shall be on a spot where the north wind may strow roses upon it.

  • Among others of his published songs is "Strow Poppy Buds," a strikingly original composition.

British Dictionary definitions for strow


verb strows, strowing, strowed, strown or strowed
  1. an archaic variant of strew
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