• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Bestud To set or adorn, as with studs or bosses; to set thickly; to stud; as, to bestud with stars.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bestud To set with or as with studs; adorn with bosses.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Bestud be-stud′ to adorn as with studs, as the sky with stars.
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In literature:

The ground is here and there bestud With lumps of only part-burned coal.
"Sword Blades and Poppy Seed" by Amy Lowell
These brilliant constellations began to bestud the sky, and the Southern Cross shone out.
"In Search of the Castaways" by Jules Verne
But meanwhile it was only Tuesday, and he was nearing the battered and nail-bestudded front door of La Sarthe Chase.
"Halcyone" by Elinor Glyn
Did she give thee a ride o' her velvet pillion, bestudded with gold?
"For the Master's Sake" by Emily Sarah Holt
Now came banners waving in the air, and standards of silver and gold bestud with precious stones.
"Saronia" by Richard Short

In poetry:

A crown of life, bestud with stars,
The trophies of his conquest here
Midst earth's interminable wars,
Where all the foes to life appear.
"Tribute To Rev. William Paul Quinn" by James Madison Bell
When marshal'd on the nightly plain,
The glittering host bestud the sky;
One star alone, of all the train,
Can fix the sinner's wandering eye.
"The Star Of Bethlehem" by Henry Kirke White

In science:

Dit leidt tot de bestudering van een verfijning van de Bose–Mesner algebra in Hoofdstuk 3.
Matrix Algebras and Semidefinite Programming Techniques for Codes