Steem
Steem \Steem\, v. & n. See 1st and 2nd {Stem}. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Steem — (st[=e]m), v. & n. See {Esteem}. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steem — /stēm/ (archaic) transitive verb same as ↑esteem; also same as ↑steam …   Useful english dictionary

  • Steem — Stem Stem, Steem Steem, v. i. To gleam. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His head bald, that shone as any glass, . . . [And] stemed as a furnace of a leed [caldron]. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steem — Stem Stem, Steem Steem, n. A gleam of light; flame. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steem —  to steem a thing, to bespeak a thing. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • steamboat — /steem boht /, n. a steam driven vessel, esp. a small one or one used on inland waters. [1775 85, Amer.; STEAM + BOAT] * * * or steamship Watercraft propelled by steam; more narrowly, a shallow draft paddle wheel steamboat widely used on rivers… …   Universalium

  • steam-heated — /steem hee tid/, adj. heated by steam. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • steampipe — /steem puyp /, n. a pipe for conveying steam from a boiler. [1855 60; STEAM + PIPE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • steamroll — /steem rohl /, v.t., v.i. steamroller. [1910 15; by back formation] * * * …   Universalium

  • steamroller — /steem roh leuhr/, n. 1. a heavy steam powered vehicle having a roller for crushing, compacting, or leveling materials used for a road or the like. 2. (not in technical use) any similar vehicle with a roller. 3. an overpowering force, esp. one… …   Universalium

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