Bestrewing
Bestrew Be*strew", v. t. [imp. {Bestrewed}; p. p. {Bestrewed}, {Bestrown} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestrewing}.] To strew or scatter over; to besprinkle. [Spelt also {bestrow}.] --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • bestrewing — be·strew || bɪ struː v. scatter, disperse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bestrew — Be*strew , v. t. [imp. {Bestrewed}; p. p. {Bestrewed}, {Bestrown} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestrewing}.] To strew or scatter over; to besprinkle. [Spelt also {bestrow}.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bestrewed — Bestrew Be*strew , v. t. [imp. {Bestrewed}; p. p. {Bestrewed}, {Bestrown} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestrewing}.] To strew or scatter over; to besprinkle. [Spelt also {bestrow}.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bestrewed — Bestrew Be*strew , v. t. [imp. {Bestrewed}; p. p. {Bestrewed}, {Bestrown} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestrewing}.] To strew or scatter over; to besprinkle. [Spelt also {bestrow}.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bestrow — Bestrew Be*strew , v. t. [imp. {Bestrewed}; p. p. {Bestrewed}, {Bestrown} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestrewing}.] To strew or scatter over; to besprinkle. [Spelt also {bestrow}.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bestrown — Bestrew Be*strew , v. t. [imp. {Bestrewed}; p. p. {Bestrewed}, {Bestrown} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestrewing}.] To strew or scatter over; to besprinkle. [Spelt also {bestrow}.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bestrew — /bi strooh /, v.t., bestrewed, bestrewed or bestrewn, bestrewing. 1. to strew or cover (a surface). 2. to strew or scatter about. 3. to lie scattered over. [bef. 1000; ME bistrewen, OE bestreowian. See BE , STREW] * * * …   Universalium

  • circulation — n 1. rotation, turn, circumrotation, revolution, circumvolution, volution; circling, compassing, rounding; gyration, gyre, spiral, pirouetting, spin, pivot, swivel, whirl, swirl, turbination; wheeling, rolling, trundling; convolution, coiling,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • diffusion — n 1. dispersion, dissipation, dissipativi ty, circumfusion, spreading; scatteredness, scattering, strewing, bestrewing, sowing; dissemination, propagation, distribution, dispensation, circulation; effusion, effusiveness, radiation. 2. verbosity,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • sprinkle — v 1. hail, splash, sparge, spit, spatter, dabble, dribble, trickle; barrage, volley, bombard. 2. disperse, spread, disburse, scatter, asperse, diverge; distribute, broadcast, spray, throw; disseminate, diffuse, strew, bestrew. 3. suffuse,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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