EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STREW
Dip each fish into the egg, and then strew them with bread crumbs.
Powder the sugar, and strew it in layers between the slices of pine-apple.
It would be impious to strew our mother's bones along the way.
Take the largest broad mushrooms, break them into an earthen pan, strew salt over, and stir them occasionally for three days.
Clean and wash some currants, and make them plump before the fire: then strew them over the syllabub, and it will be fit for use.
Pare thin and halve four pounds of apricots, put them in a dish, and strew among them three pounds of fine loaf-sugar powdered.
Lay them in a dish with a little water, strew some bits of butter over them, cover the dish with a thick crust, and bake it well.
Dish up the beef with the upper side downwards, put the mince in the inside, and strew it with bread crumbs ready prepared.
Rub it over with a piece of butter, strew it with a little chopped sage and a few bread crumbs, and roast it in a Dutch oven.
Take two pecks of damask rose buds, pick off the green part, and strew in the bottom of a jar a handful of large bay salt.
Old English streowian, from Proto-Germanic *straujanan (cf. Old Saxon stroian, Old Norse stra, Danish strø, Swedish strö, Middle Dutch strowen, Dutch strooien, Old High German strouwen, German streuen, Gothic straujan "to sprinkle, strew"), from PIE root *stere- "to spread, extend, stretch out" (see structure (n.)).