stewed

adjective
\ ˈstüd How to pronounce stewed (audio) \

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Examples of stewed in a Sentence

it was clear from the caller's voice that she was fairly stewed
Recent Examples on the Web Salvadoran outfit will sell a dozen types of pupusas ($4.50), with fillings such as stewed lamb with cheese, chorizo with cheese and the vegan combo of mushrooms, spinach and beans. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, "La Cocina's massive, multicultural food hall is finally opening in San Francisco next week," 1 Apr. 2021 Chili has Mesoamerican origins, with stewed chiles mixed with proteins and vegetables for a hearty meal. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio's current 'Chili Queen' of JD's Chili Parlor, Diana Anderson, on a mission to spread the gospel of good chili," 29 Mar. 2021 More than 40 people signed up for Lawton’s class on stewed chicken and potatoes. BostonGlobe.com, "Food programming has helped libraries nurture communities during COVID," 23 Mar. 2021 The Blue Nile Rip it up with your honey, literally — tearing off pieces of the tangy, springy Ethiopian flatbread injera and using them to scoop bites of fragrant red lentils, stewed greens, turmeric-dyed split peas, and rich, flavorful meat stews. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, "Support Black-owned restaurants: Get takeout," 17 Feb. 2021 While this recipe for stewed cauliflower hails from Afghanistan, palates in Texas will appreciate the flavors of garlic, jalapeño and coriander throughout the rich broth. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Spicy Cauliflower with Tomato Sauce (Gulpea)," 3 Feb. 2021 Bariis is a rice pilaf that Somalis often serve with cooked meat like Somali Beef Stew or stewed chicken. Beth Segal, cleveland, "‘In Bibi’s Kitchen’: The recipes and stories of grandmothers from the eight African countries that touch the Indian Ocean," 20 Jan. 2021 And finally, consider a great pot of stewed black beans. Los Angeles Times, "Our easiest pantry recipes for making no-sweat dinners," 17 Jan. 2021 Now, soothing stewed collard greens have a bitter edge that refreshes the palate, while the potato salad, served slightly mashed, shocks the tongue with plenty of onion and pickles. Soleil Ho, SFChronicle.com, "Horn Barbecue’s new grown-up space in Oakland still has lines. But the meat is worth the wait," 7 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of stewed

circa 1737, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stewed was circa 1737

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11 Apr 2021

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“Stewed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stewed. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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