Pronunciation: (strOO), [key]
—v.t., strewed, strewnPronunciation: (strOOn) [key]or strewed, strew•ing.
1. to let fall in separate pieces or particles over a surface; scatter or sprinkle: to strew seed in a garden bed.
2. to cover or overspread (a surface, place, etc.) with something scattered or sprinkled: to strew a floor with sawdust.
3. to be scattered or sprinkled over (a surface): Sawdust strewed the floor.
4. to spread widely; disseminate: to strew rumors among the troops.
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