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English

Etymology

Middle English; stew was originally a cauldron; from Old French estuve (stove), related to estuver (to heat in steam), which is probably from Greek τῦφος (smoke, steam).

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Noun

Singular
stew

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  1. A dish cooked by stewing.

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Verb

Infinitive
to stew

Third person singular
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Simple past
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to stew (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To cook (food) by slowly boiling or simmering.
  2. (transitive) To brew (tea) for too long, so that the flavour becomes too strong.

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Verb

Infinitive
to stew

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
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to stew (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To suffer under uncomfortably hot conditions.
  2. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To be in a state of elevated anxiety or consideration.

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