Definition of Strowings
1. strowing [n] - See also: strowing
Lexicographical Neighbors of Strowings
strowings (current term)
Literary usage of Strowings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1859)
"Why would you venture so fondly on the strowings, There's mighty matter in them, I assure you, And in the spreading of a bough-pot." B. and F. Coxcomb. iv. ..."
2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1893)
"A Book of Studies and strowings. Philadelphia, 1893, XIV. 292 pp. 8vo. Treats of the possibility of happiness, the definition of happiness, the relative ..."
3. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1844)
"Halfe for lights, both waxe and Tallow, weh halfe all winter is near 5' a day. Halfe for coles to all the Roomes. Halfe for rushes, flowers, and strowings ..."
4. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1849)
"Halfe for rushes, flowers, and strowings on the stage. Halfe for all the boyes' new gloves at every new play, and every revived play not lately plaid. ..."
5. Minor Poets of the Caroline Period by George Saintsbury (1906)
"... On strowings laid, of never-fading flowers, Which on this hill's serenest top had grown, She in sweet dreams did pass the silent hours; Upon her a light ..."