verb[with object] literary
Sprinkle all over with small drops or amounts of a substance: their lips were besprinkled with flakes of pastry
More example sentences
- His vesture was dabbled in blood - and his broad brow, with all the features of the face, was besprinkled with the scarlet horror.
- He staggered against the rock, and felt it chill and damp; while a hanging twig, that had been all on fire, besprinkled his cheek with the coldest dew.
- The very inclusions of the various accusations of Witchcraft, which besprinkle the book, are seemingly against the scientific mindset of the times.
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