Stewing
Stew Stew, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stewed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stewing}.] [OE. stuven, OF. estuver, F. ['e]tuver, fr. OF. estuve, F. ['e]tuve, a sweating house, a room heated for a bath; probably of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. stove. See {Stove}, and cf. {Stive} to stew.] To boil slowly, or with the simmering or moderate heat; to seethe; to cook in a little liquid, over a gentle fire, without boiling; as, to stew meat; to stew oysters; to stew apples. [1913 Webster]

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