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 Meanings and Examples of STREW
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 v.  spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter
Classic Sentence:
1  Some of your servants were to have private orders to strew a poisonous juice on your shirts and sheets, which would soon make you tear your own flesh, and die in the utmost torture.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII.
2  Rouse thy winds to fury, and overwhelm their sinking vessels, or drive them asunder and strew ocean with their bodies.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FIRST
3  One bag of dried peas had burst and the peas strewed themselves into the street.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
4  It was profusely strewed with the plunder of that unlucky fortress.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 25
5  The tomahawk of Uncas, the blows of Hawkeye, and even the still nervous arm of Munro were all busy for that passing moment, and the ground was quickly strewed with their enemies.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 32
6  He veiled a glance of disdain at his fellows who strewed the ground, choking with dust, red from perspiration, misty-eyed, disheveled.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 21
7  On reaching the entrance to the forest she found the path strewed with ashes, and these she followed, throwing down some peas on either side of her at every step she took.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Context  Highlight   In THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
8  Beauchamp uttered an exclamation of surprise on seeing his friend leap over and trample under foot all the newspapers which were strewed about the room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
9  The earth was strewed with brains, arms, and legs.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In III
10  The decanters broken in pieces, and the fruits crushed, strewed the floor.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 24 THE PAVILION
11  Ulysses went back to his own place, and Eumaeus strewed some green brushwood on the floor and threw a sheepskin on top of it for Telemachus to sit upon.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XVI
12  And there, my sister was laid quietly in the earth, while the larks sang high above it, and the light wind strewed it with beautiful shadows of clouds and trees.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXV
13  Clothes, saddles, reins, were all wet, slippery, and sodden, like the ground and the fallen leaves that strewed the road.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER IV
14  In all the temples was a band of matrons, in all were altars, and before the altars slain steers strewed the ground.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK EIGHTH
15  I passed the night under the shelter of a rock, strewing some heath under me, and slept pretty well.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER I.
Example Sentence:
1  Preceding the bride to the altar, the flower girl will strew rose petals along the aisle.