from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To snow on; cover with snow, or as if with snow.
- v. To scatter like snow.
- v. To whiten.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To scatter like snow; to cover thick, as with snow flakes.
- transitive v. To cover with snow; to whiten with snow, or as with snow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cover with or as with snow; whiten.
From Middle English besnewen, from Old English besnīwian ("to cover with snow"), equivalent to be- + snow. Cognate with Dutch besneeuwen ("to snow, snow in"), German bescheien ("to cover with snow"). (Wiktionary)