Definition of Strewing

1. Noun. The act of scattering.

Exact synonyms: Scatter, Scattering
Generic synonyms: Spread, Spreading
Derivative terms: Scatter, Scatter, Scatter, Scatter, Scatter, Scatter, Scatter, Scatter, Strew

Definition of Strewing

1. n. The act of scattering or spreading.

Definition of Strewing

1. Noun. The act of scattering or spreading. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strewing

1. strew [v] - See also: strew

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strewing

stretchy
stretta
strettas
strette
stretti
stretto
strettos
streusel
streusels
strew
strewage
strewages
strewed
strewer
strewers
strewing (current term)
strewings
strewment
strewments
strewn
strewn field
strewnfield
strewnfields
strews
strewth
strešica
stria
striae
striata
striatal

Literary usage of Strewing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"THERE was anciently a custom at marriages of strewing ... 1609, opens thus, preparatory to a wedding : " Enter a maid strewing flowers, and a serving-man ..."

2. Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1841)
"strewing HERBS, FLOWERS, OK RUSHES, BEFORE THE BRIDEGROOM AND BRIDE IN THEIR WAY TO CHURCH : AS ... THERE was anciently a Custom at Marriages of strewing ..."

3. Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"There was anciently a custom at marriages of strewing herbs and flowers, and also rushes, from the house or houses where persons betrothed resided to the ..."

4. The Scientific Papers of Sir Charles Wheatstone by Charles Wheatstone (1879)
"On the Figures obtained by strewing Sand on Vibrating Surfaces, commonly called Acoustic Figures. [From the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, ..."

5. Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac by William Howell Reed (1866)
"Flowers strewing their Way to Victory. —The Battle. —The Roses stained with Blood. — Encampment of Ambulances. — Night-work on the Field. ..."

6. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel, Johann Gottfried Flügel (1861)
"«id. Strenge. Streu, I. (u;.)/, litter; bed of straw; II. сотр. —blau, n. strewing smalt; ... strewing ..."

7. Encyclopedic Dictionary of American Reference by John Franklin Jameson, James William Buel (1901)
"May 5, 1868, General John A. Logan, then commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, issued an order fixing May 30 of that year for strewing with ..."

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