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stew



Pronunciation: (stOO, styOO), [key]
v.t.
to cook (food) by simmering or slow boiling.

v.i.
1. to undergo cooking by simmering or slow boiling.
2. Informal.to fret, worry, or fuss: He stewed about his chaotic state of affairs all day.
3. to feel uncomfortable due to a hot, humid, stuffy atmosphere, as in a closed room; swelter.
4. stew in one's own juice, to suffer the consequences of one's own actions.

n.
1. a preparation of meat, fish, or other food cooked by stewing, esp. a mixture of meat and vegetables.
2. Informal.a state of agitation, uneasiness, or worry.
3. a brothel; whorehouse.
4. stews,a neighborhood occupied chiefly by brothels.
5. Obs.a vessel for boiling or stewing.

stew



Pronunciation: (stOO, styOO), [key]
n. Slang.
1. steward;
2. stewardess.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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