- Present participle of bestrew.
Variant of bestrew
transitive verbbestrewed, bestrewed or bestrewn, bestrewing
- to cover over (a surface) with something; strew
- to scatter (something) over or about a surface
- to lie scattered over or about (a surface): papers bestrewed the streets
Origin of bestrewMiddle English bistrewen ; from Old English bestreowian: see be- and amp; strew