1 spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic); "strew toys all over the carpet" [syn: straw]
2 cover; be dispersed over; "Dead bodies strewed the ground" [also: strewn]
EtymologyOld English strewian.
- /struː/, /stru:/
- Rhymes: -uː
- To distribute small particles of something.
to distribute small particles
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