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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.
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Usage examples for Strow

  1. 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
  2. Whose lot wilt be the way to strow On which to Church our Bride must goe? – Minor Poems of Michael Drayton by Michael Drayton
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Some strow Sugar and Cinamon upon them. – Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets by John Evelyn
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
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