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Definitions of bestride

  1. To step over; to stride over or across; as, to bestride a threshold. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To stand or sit on with one leg on each side; to pass over with one long step. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To stride over: to sit or stand across:-pa.t. bestrid', bestrode'; pa.p. bestrid, bestridden. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To stand or sit, having a leg on each side the object. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To stand over or sit upon astride; step over at a stride. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To stand or sit over with the legs astraddle; to step over. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Bestriding. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Bestrode and bestrid. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for bestride

  1. There is always a broad, smooth back, more or less depressed, which the hunter aims to bestride rising rapidly from this is pretty sure to be a rough, curving ridge that carries the forest up to some highest peak. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs
  2. The idea that any one, even those belonging to the plantation, should bestride my own colt, my little Silver Heels, as I had named her! – The Minute Boys of York Town by James Otis
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