[ verb ] spread by scattering
"strew toys all over the carpet" ("straw" is archaic)
Used in print(Idwal Jones, "Santa Cruz Run"...)
There was Wright 's , for one , lost amongst trees , its wide verandas strewn with rockers .(Richard Sanders Allen, "When Fogg Flew the Mail"...)
After a week of precarious uphill landings and downwind takeoffs , Fogg one_day looked down at the shattered yellow wreckage of an Army plane strewn across snow-covered Towne field .(Clifford Irving, The Valley....)
He saw them ambushed , strewn in the postures of the broken and the dying .
[ verb ] cover; be dispersed over
"Dead bodies strewed the ground"