To strew is to spread something out or scatter.(verb)
See strew in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME strewen < OE streawian, akin to Ger streuen < IE *streu- < base *ster-, to extend, stretch out, strew > straw, L struere, to pile up
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transitive verb strewed strewed, strewn strewn (stro͞on) or strewed, strew·ing, strews
Origin: Middle English strewen
Origin: , from Old English strēowian; see ster-2 in Indo-European roots.
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