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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 be·stride /bɪˈstraɪd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·stride v. t. [imp. Bestrode (Obs. or R.) Bestrid p. p. Bestridden Bestrid, Bestrode; p. pr. & vb. n. Bestriding.]
 1. To stand or sit with anything between the legs, or with the legs astride; to stand over
    That horse that thou so often hast bestrid.   --Shak.
 Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world
 Like a Colossus.   --Shak.
 2. To step over; to stride over or across; as, to bestride a threshold.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : get on the back of; "mount a horse" [syn: hop on, mount,
           mount up, get on, jump on, climb on] [ant: hop
      [also: bestrode, bestridden, bestrid]