strew

(redirected from strewed)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms.
Related to strewed: spurning, wreaks, yearns
References in classic literature ?
Being reinforced, we returned to bury the dead, and found their bodies strewed every where, cut and mangled in a dreadful manner.
The Serpent glided over the clothes which were spread for him, came to the Lake, and asked it who had strewed those soft things on the path?
They then strewed upon the grave a profusion of flowers and branches, and all expressing their condolence with his friend ambrosio, took their Vivaldo and his companion did the same; and Don Quixote bade farewell to his hosts and to the travellers, who pressed him to come with them to Seville, as being such a convenient place for finding adventures, for they presented themselves in every street and round every corner oftener than anywhere else.
It was a real grief to me to crush under my feet the brilliant specimens of molluscs which strewed the ground by thousands, of hammerheads, donaciae (veritable bounding shells), of staircases, and red helmet-shells, angel-wings, and many others produced by this inexhaustible ocean.
The decanters broken in pieces, and the fruits crushed, strewed the floor.