Definitions of Strow

  1. Same as Strew.
  2. Same as STREW:- pa. p. strowed or strown.
  3. See Strew.
  4. Same as strew, which see.

Usage examples for Strow

  1. Whose lot wilt be the way to strow On which to Church our Bride must goe? – Minor Poems of Michael Drayton by Michael Drayton
  2. God lay the waves and strow the storms at sea, And here at land among the people! – Queen Mary and Harold by Alfred Lord Tennyson
  3. Then shall your works of art superior rise, Your fruits perfume a larger length of skies, Canals careering climb your sunbright hills, Vein the green slopes and strow their nurturing rills, Thro tunnel'd heights and sundering ridges glide, Rob the rich west of half Kenhawa's tide, Mix your wide climates, all their stores confound, And plant new ports in every midland mound. – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow
  4. Now, rose by rose, I strip the leaves And strow them where Pauline may pass. – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  5. The song is light as their fingers, but the burden is charming:- Now hath Flora robb'd her bowers To befriend this place with flowers; Strow about! – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  6. Six times fifteen are ninety; and so many are the several phrases which now compose Murray's pluperfect tense of the subjunctive mood of the verb to strow- a tense which most grammarians very properly reject as needless! – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. Some strow Sugar and Cinamon upon them. – Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets by John Evelyn
  8. A Pox of fear: I'll be bak'd with thee between a pair of Sheets, and that's thy proper Still, so I might but strow such Roses over me and under me- Fair one, wou'd you wou'd give me leave to gather at your Bush this idle Month, I wou'd go near to make some Body smell of it all the Year after. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  9. As for Mrs. Carvel, she is silent when Chrysophrasia holds forth concerning pots and plates, though I have seen her raise her gentle face and cast up her eyes with a faint, hopeless smile when her sister was more than usually eloquent about her Spanow- Morescow things, as she calls them, her Marstrow- Geawgiow and her Robby- ah. – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  10. As now they be, so heretofore were they: What is the wondrous thing hath chanced to- day, O happy hearts, the wondrous thing and new, Whereof ye are glad together even more Than of the sunlight or the moonlight or The light o' the stars that strow the milky- way? – The Poems of William Watson by William Watson
  11. But ere long there sweeps from out the cold north a mighty wind like a final sentence of death, the cruel ending to a reprieve, and soon the poor leaves, brown, red and golden, shaken too unkindly, strow the ground; the snow covers them, and the white expanse has only for adornment the sombre green of trees that alter not their garb- triumphing now, as do those women inspired with bitter wisdom who barter their right to beauty for life everlasting. – Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon
  12. Now I have pleased my longing, And trod the ground which I beheld from far, I beg no pity for this mouldering clay; For, if you give it burial, there it takes Possession of your earth; If burnt and scattered in the air, the winds, That strow my dust, diffuse my royalty, And spread me o'er your clime: for where one atom Of mine shall light, know, there Sebastian reigns. – The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian by John Dryden
  13. Divers, divers flowers affect For some private dear respect; Strow about! – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli