To scatter; to spread by scattering; to cast or to throw loosely apart; -- used of solids, separated or separable into parts or particles; as, to strew seed in beds; to strew sand on or over a floor; to strew flowers over a grave.
- To spread here and there; scatter: strewing flowers down the aisle.
- To cover (an area or a surface) with things scattered or sprinkled: "Italy . . . was strewn thick with the remains of Roman buildings” ( Bernard Berenson).
- To be or become dispersed over (a surface).
- To spread (something) over a wide area; disseminate.