Variant of strew
- to spread about here and there by or as by sprinkling; scatter
- to cover by or as by scattering something on or over
- to be scattered over (a surface)
Origin: Middle English strewen from Old English streawian, akin to German streuen from Indo-European an unverified form streu- from base an unverified form ster-, to extend, stretch out, strew from source straw, Classical Latin struere, to pile up
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