besprenge

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From Middle English besprengen, from Old English besprenġan, equivalent to be- (about; all over) +‎ springe (to sprinkle).

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besprenge (third-person singular simple present besprenges, present participle besprenging, simple past and past participle besprent)

  1. (obsolete except as past participle adjective) To sprinkle or scatter.
    • 1973, Kyril Bonfiglioli, Don't Point That Thing at Me, Penguin 2001, p. 78:
      his ample mush was pleated with fat, wormed with the great pox and so besprent with whelks, bubules and burst capillaries that it seemed like a contour map of the Trossachs.

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besprenge

  1. Inflected form of besprengen