Definition of Strewer
1. one that strews [n -S] - See also: strews
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Literary usage of Strewer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memorials of Old London by Peter Hampson Ditchfield (1908)
"All this required such attention that a special person was employed for the purpose, who was called the cockle-strewer. In dry weather the surface was apt ..."
2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1889)
"... or Gold-strewer, the basin in which it lies, shut in by snowy mountains, contains a veritable Garden of Eden. Fields are less frequent than orchards, ..."
3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"Then upon Grani rode The goodly gold-strewer To where my fosterer Ruled his fair dwelling. He who alone there Was deemed best of all, The War-lord of the ..."
4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"These two are the most important affluents of the celebrated " strewer of Gold," and if a rough estimate which I made is conclusive, the Fan carries more ..."
5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1896)
"The Queen had a regularly appoin ' herbe strewer,' whose duty it was to scatter sweet-scented and flowers about her rooms, and considerable sums were spen ..."