bestride (v.)
straddle, stand over with legs astride
AC V.ii.82[Cleopatra to Dolabella, of Antony] His legs bestrid the ocean
JC I.ii.134[Cassius to Brutus, of Caesar] he doth bestride the narrow world / Like a Colossus
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