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Definition of "bestrode" [be•strode]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of bestride. (verb)

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Use "bestrode" in a sentence
  • "So they gave him each an hundred gold pieces, after which he slew them and took their mules, one of which he mounted, whilst Ala al-Din bestrode the other."
  • "To be sure, "Greater Germany was a reality: it bestrode the continent, its economy was the strongest and its political model was the most dynamic.""
  • "Sometimes it almost frightens me to think that they are grandchildren, MY grandchildren — I, who only the other day, it would seem, was as heart-free, leg-free, care-free a girl as ever bestrode a horse, or swam in the big surf, or gathered opihis at low tide, or laughed at a dozen lovers."