besprinkle [bē spriŋ′kəl, bispriŋ′kəl]
besprinkled, besprinkling
to sprinkle over (with something)

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  • Besprinkle — Be*sprin kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Besprinkled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Besprinkling}.] To sprinkle over; to scatter over. [1913 Webster] The bed besprinkles, and bedews the ground. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • besprinkle — index diffuse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • besprinkle — mid 15c., from BE (Cf. be ) + SPRINKLE (Cf. sprinkle) (v.). Related: Besprinkled; besprinkling …   Etymology dictionary

  • besprinkle — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English besprengeln, frequentative of besprengen Date: 15th century sprinkle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • besprinkle — /bi spring keuhl/, v.t., besprinkled, besprinkling. to sprinkle (something) all over, as with water or a powder. [1400 50; late ME; see BE , SPRINKLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • besprinkle — verb to sprinkle with …   Wiktionary

  • besprinkle — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To scatter or release in drops or small particles: dust, powder, sprinkle. See STRIKE. 2. To mark with many small spots: bespeckle, dapple, dot, fleck, freckle, mottle, pepper, speck, speckle, sprinkle, stipple. See …   English dictionary for students

  • besprinkle — v. a. RG. 128 …   Oldest English Words

  • besprinkle — be·sprin·kle || bɪ sprɪŋkl v. sprinkle; scatter; spray onto a surface …   English contemporary dictionary

  • besprinkle — verb literary sprinkle with liquid, powder, etc …   English new terms dictionary

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