Bestride

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'To bestride' is an irregular verb. Its forms are given here:

Base form past tense -ed participle Remarks
bestride bestrode bestrode
also archaic bestrid and bestridden
an archaic derivative of stride
This is one of the "the 250 or so irregular verbs" listed in Quirk 1985. The list "contains most of the irregular verbs in present-day English ... but is not meant to be exhaustive, particularly with regard to derivative verbs." AWE has copied most of the entries in that list. The verb 'to bestride' belongs to Quirk's Class 4 C a.
'To bestride' was more common in the days before the internal engines, when a rider could bestride a horse (and must have done so daily, as nowadays a driver 'gets into a car'). Shakespeare uses it in Julius Caesar, where Cassius describes Caesar's dominance thus:
Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world
Like a Colossus, and we petty men
Walk under his huge legs and peep about
To find ourselves dishonourable graves.
(I, ii, 135)

where the image is of a colossal statue (the original was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: it was a giant statue of the god Helios at the harbour in the island of Rhodes. It is said to have been over 30 metres high.