Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to besprinkling: blasphemer, folios, duodecimos


tr.v. be·sprin·kled, be·sprin·kling, be·sprin·kles
To sprinkle.

[Probably from Middle English bisprenklen, from bisprengen, from Old English besprengan : be-, be- + sprengan, to sprinkle.]
References in classic literature ?
Isaac listened with tolerable composure while Ben Samuel read the letter, and then again resumed the gestures and exclamations of Oriental sorrow, tearing his garments, besprinkling his head with dust, and ejaculating, ``My daughter!