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besprinkle

[bih-spring-kuh l] /bɪˈsprɪŋ kəl/
verb (used with object), besprinkled, besprinkling.
1.
to sprinkle (something) all over, as with water or a powder.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see be-, sprinkle
Related forms
unbesprinkled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for besprinkle

besprinkle

/bɪˈsprɪŋkəl/
verb
1.
(transitive) to sprinkle all over with liquid, powder, etc
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Word Origin and History for besprinkle
v.

mid-15c., from be- + sprinkle (v.). Related: Besprinkled; besprinkling.

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