Besnow

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Besnow To cover with snow; to whiten with snow, or as with snow.
    • Besnow To scatter like snow; to cover thick, as with snow flakes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • besnow To cover with or as with snow; whiten.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. bisnewen, AS. besnīwan,; pref. be-, + snīwan, to snow

Usage

In poetry:

A star fell on my glove… right here…
And here again… its unlike peer;…
They will with riddles pose me.
And smiles that in the air abound
From eyes so good… I look around…
'T is memory besnows me.
"A Meeting" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson