Bespread
Bespread \Be*spread"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bespread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bespreading}.] To spread or cover over. [1913 Webster]

The carpet which bespread His rich pavilion's floor. --Glover. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Bespread — Be*spread , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bespread}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bespreading}.] To spread or cover over. [1913 Webster] The carpet which bespread His rich pavilion s floor. Glover. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bespread — [bē spred′, bispred′] vt. bespread, bespreading to spread over or cover …   English World dictionary

  • bespread — index diffuse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bespread — (v.) c.1200, from BE (Cf. be ) + SPREAD (Cf. spread) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bespread — /bi spred /, v.t., bespread, bespreading. to spread over (a surface); cover (usually fol. by with): a table bespread with fine linens. [1350 1400; ME bespreden. See BE , SPREAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • bespread — /bəˈsprɛd/ (say buh spred), /bi / (say bee ) verb (t) (bespread, bespreading) to spread over; cover with. {be + spread} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bespread — bə̇, bē+ transitive verb Etymology: Middle English bespreden, from be + spreden to spread more at spread archaic : overspread a region that is bespread with lush vegetation …   Useful english dictionary

  • bespread — verb To spread over; cover with …   Wiktionary

  • bespread — v. spread; smear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bespread — be·spread …   English syllables

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