bestrewn bestrewn

Definition(s):

  • (v) cover by strewing

Usage(s):

  • A pantywaist is a kind of button-bestrewn under-jerkin worn by tots of both sexes.

Quotes

  1. Norman praised the speech for its austerity of language since "most of the General MacArthur's pronunciamentos in Japan were so bestrewn with purple passages and so ponderous in syntax that the resulting Japanese translation, so it was sometimes...
    on May 26, 2007 By: Herbert Norman Source: Japan Focus

  2. "The turf is the only nasty piece of camping ground we have had yet," Morris wrote, "all bestrewn too with feathers and wings of birds, polished mutton-bones: and - must I say it - the place seemed all too near to that possible column of...
    on Jul 22, 2005 By: William Morris Source: Globe and Mail

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