stew

  • 1 stew — stew; stew·ard·ess; stew·ard·ly; stew·ard·ship; stew·ards·man; stew·ar·tia; stew·art·ite; stew·art·ry; stew·art s; stew·art; stew·ard; stew·ard·ry; …

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  • 2 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… …

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  • 3 Stew — Stew, n. [OE. stue, stuwe, OF. estuve. See {Stew}, v. t.] 1. A place of stewing or seething; a place where hot bathes are furnished; a hothouse. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] As burning [AE]tna from his boiling stew Doth belch out flames. Spenser. [1913… …

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  • 4 Stew — ist: englischsprachige Bezeichnung für einen Eintopf, siehe z.B. Irish Stew oder Brunswick Stew Diminutiv von Stewart (Vorname) Stew (Musiker) alias Mark Stewart (* 1961), US amerikanischer Singer Songwriter Siehe auch: Stu …

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  • 5 stew — [n1] mixture, miscellany brew, goulash*, hash, jumble, medley, mélange, mishmash, mulligan*, olio*, pasticcio*, pie*, potpourri, salmagundi*, soup; concepts 432,457,460,461 Ant. element stew [n2] commotion; mental upset agitation, confusion,… …

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  • 6 stew — ► NOUN 1) a dish of meat and vegetables cooked slowly in liquid in a closed dish or pan. 2) informal a state of anxiety or agitation. 3) archaic a public steam bath. 4) archaic a brothel. ► VERB 1) cook slowly in liquid in a closed dish or pan.… …

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  • 7 stew — stew1 [sto͞o, styo͞o] vt. [ME stuen < MFr estuver, to stew, bathe < VL * extufare < L ex, out + Gr typhos, steam, smoke < IE * dheubh < base * dheu , blow, be turbid > DULL] to cook by simmering or boiling slowly for a long time …

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  • 8 Stew — Stew, v. i. To be seethed or cooked in a slow, gentle manner, or in heat and moisture. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Stew — Stew, n. [Cf. {Stow}.] 1. A small pond or pool where fish are kept for the table; a vivarium. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Chaucer. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. An artificial bed of oysters. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 stew — index imbroglio Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 stew — vb *boil, seethe, simmer, parboil …

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  • 12 Stew — A stew is a combination of solid food ingredients that have been cooked in water or other water based liquid, typically by simmering, and that are then served without being drained.Ingredients in a stew can include any combination of vegetables… …

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  • 13 stew — [[t]stju͟ː, AM stu͟ː[/t]] stews, stewing, stewed 1) N VAR A stew is a meal which you make by cooking meat and vegetables in liquid at a low temperature. She served him a bowl of beef stew... They made a stew. 2) VERB When you stew meat,… …

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  • 14 stew — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. simmer, seethe, [pressures cook, steam; informal, worry, fret, fume, stew in one s own juice. n. pepperpot, ragout, goulash, fricassee, bouillabaisse; informal, agitation, dither, sweat, tizzy. See… …

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  • 15 stew — {{11}}stew (n.) c.1300, vessel for cooking, from STEW (Cf. stew) (v.). Later heated room (late 14c.). The noun meaning stewed meat with vegetables is first recorded 1756; Irish stew is attested from 1814. The obsolete slang meaning brothel (mid… …

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  • 16 stew — I UK [stjuː] / US [stu] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms stew : singular stew plural stews a dish made by cooking vegetables, and usually meat or fish, slowly in liquid ladling out the lamb stew • in a stew II UK [stjuː] / US [stu] verb… …

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  • 17 stew — 1. n. a drinking bout. □ One more stew like that and I’ll need a vacation to recover. □ These frequent stews must stop. You will ruin your health. 2. n. a drunkard. □ Who is that stew in the corner? □ …

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  • 18 stew — stew1 stewable, adj. /stooh, styooh/, v.t. 1. to cook (food) by simmering or slow boiling. v.i. 2. to undergo cooking by simmering or slow boiling. 3. Informal. to fret, worry, or fuss: He stewed about his chaotic state of affairs all day. 4. to… …

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  • 19 stew — Synonyms and related words: B girl, Cyprian, Irish stew, Paphian, ado, agitation, agonize, all sorts, all overs, angst, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious concern, anxious seat, anxiousness, apply the mind,… …

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  • 20 stew — stew1 [stju: US stu:] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: estuve cooking pot, heated room , from Vulgar Latin extufa; STOVE1] 1.) [U and C] a hot meal made by cooking meat and vegetables slowly in liquid for a long time = ↑casserole ▪ a pot …

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