Definition of besprent in English:

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Pronunciation: /bəˈsprent/

Entry from US English dictionary


Example sentences
  • Entering, he saw the floor and walls besprent with recent blood, and, worst of all, the child's cradle was overturned; the coverlet was torn and all was daubed with blood.
  • During the absence of the moon the blue-black vault appears like a robe of imperial purple, besprent with innumerable diamonds of a lustre unknown to earth's feeble gems.
  • While lighter still in motive is a white set, also Worcester, besprent with dusky blue flowers and slim traceries of small gold leaves and tendrils.

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Syllabification: be·sprent

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