to strew or cover (a surface).
to strew or scatter about.
to lie scattered over.
Historical Examples

Without any signs of dizziness or staggering, he walked between the boulders which bestrew the path.
The Wolf Cub Patrick Casey

Brush over with butter and bestrew with sugar, cinnamon, and currants.
The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book Victor Hirtzler

He kept sending flowers, as if to bestrew the path of his retreat, which was never the path of a return.
The Pupil Henry James

verb -strews, -strewing, -strewed, -strewn, -strewed
(transitive) to scatter or lie scattered over (a surface)

Old English bestreowian; see be- + strew (v.).


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