Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary


One entry found for strew.
Main Entry: strew
Pronunciation: 'strü
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): strewed; strewed or strewn /'strün/; strew·ing
Etymology: Middle English strewen, strowen, from Old English strewian, strEowian; akin to Old High German strewen to strew, Latin struere to heap up, sternere to spread out, Greek stornynai
Date: before 12th century
1 : to spread by scattering
2 : to cover by or as if by scattering something <strewing the highways with litter>
3 : to become dispersed over as if scattered
4 : to spread abroad : DISSEMINATE