Definition of overstrew in US English:

overstrew

verb

  • 1with object To strew or sprinkle (something) with a covering of something else. Chiefly in pass.

  • 2with object To be strewn or scattered over (something).

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From over- + strew.

Pronunciation

overstrew

/ˌəʊvəˈstruː/