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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To stand or sit with anything between the legs; to stand or step over.

2. (v. t.) To step over; to stride over or across; as, to bestride a threshold.


At the Well
... members of their broods. But every child that could bestride a horse was
mounted independently. Whatever worldly possessions the ...
// yoke/chapter xxxvii at the well.htm

The Abiding of the Spirit the Glory of the Church
... pigmies. We look at one of these great men, and cry,. "Why, man, he doth bestride
the narrow world. Like a Colossus; and we petty men. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 32 1886/the abiding of the spirit.htm

Trust in God --True Wisdom
... Say to the little men round about you, I mean to tower above you all and bestride
this narrow world like a Colossus. Be independent young men. ...
/.../ on proverbs/trust in godtrue wisdom.htm

1 Timothy iii. 10-Aug
... and what an absurdity is it, to drive men before one to clear the way for a beast
to pass! Then what sort of honor is it to bestride a horse? ...
/.../homily xi 1 timothy iii.htm

The Beginning, Increase, and End of the Divine Life
... The saints seem to bestride this narrow world like some great colossus, but I walk
under their huge legs, and peep about, to find myself a poor dishonoured ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 6 1860/the beginning increase and end.htm

Bestride (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vt) To step over; to stride over or across; as, to bestride a threshold.
Multi-Version Concordance Bestride (1 Occurrence). ...
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Bestows (7 Occurrences)

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Mount (311 Occurrences)
... 7. (vt) To get upon; to ascend; to climb. 8. (vt) To place one's self on, as a horse
or other animal, or anything that one sits upon; to bestride. ...
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Betah (1 Occurrence)

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Stride (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle. 3. (vt) To pass over
at a step; to step over. 4. (vt) To straddle; to bestride. ...
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Horse (62 Occurrences)
... 11. (n.) A jackstay. 12. (vt) To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount
on, or as on, a horse. 13. (vt) To sit astride of; to bestride. 14. ...
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Bible Concordance
Bestride (1 Occurrence)

Habakkuk 3:12 You marched through the land in wrath. You threshed the nations in anger.
(See RSV)



Related Terms

Bestows (7 Occurrences)

Mount (311 Occurrences)

Betah (1 Occurrence)

Stride (2 Occurrences)

Horse (62 Occurrences)

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