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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bestrewverb

    cover by strewing


  1. bestrewverb

    To strew or scatter about; throw or drop here and there.

  2. bestrewverb

    To strew anything upon; strew over or about; cover or partially cover with things strewn; cover with straw or strewing.

  3. Etymology: From bistrewen, from bestreowian, equivalent to. Cognate with bestrooien, bestreuen, beströ.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Bestrewverb

    particip. pass. bestrewed, or bestrown. To sprinkle over.

    Etymology: from strew.

    So thick bestrown,
    Abject and lost lay these, covering the flood. Par. Lost, b. i.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bestrewverb

    to strew or scatter over; to besprinkle.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bestrew

    be-strōō′, v.t. to strew or scatter loosely over:—pa.p. bestrewed′, bestrōwn′, bestrewn′ (with).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bestrew in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bestrew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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