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English definition of “bestrew”

bestrew

verb [T usually passive] uk   /bɪˈstruː/ (bestrewed, bestrewn or bestrewed) literary us  
to lie covering a surface, or to cover a surface with things that are far apart and in no particular arrangement: During the festival, the city streets are bestrewn with flowers.Covering and adding layersSpreading and scattering
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