Examples of stewed in a Sentence

it was clear from the caller's voice that she was fairly stewed
Recent Examples on the Web Giant flour tortillas are heaped with picadillo or just good stewed beans, stretchy cheese and dashes of jalapeño, then sealed to a crisp with heat. Nick Rallo, Dallas News, 13 Apr. 2022 Ruby red in the glass, this stunning wine has aromas of dark cherries, stewed prunes, just picked violets and a touch of freshly ground black pepper. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 10 Jan. 2023 At the lunch table, between platters of pasta alla Norma, sausage, and stewed greens, Mariangela explains the mission of the Mammas. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, 26 May 2022 And Pankhania’s favorite recipe is a tomato curry, a comfort dish thrown together in a rush with only stewed tomatoes, garlic and coriander. Jess Eng, Washington Post, 28 Dec. 2022 Of the several bolani fillings Dunya offers, the most compelling, somehow, is a plain green spread of stewed leeks and scallions. Pete Wells, New York Times, 13 Dec. 2022 The restaurant is named in honor of Sosa's aunt and includes family recipes such as chicken guisado, a stewed chicken dish served with olives, Chimayo red chiles, garlic and turmeric rice. Michael Salerno, The Arizona Republic, 21 Sep. 2022 Her stewed beef with rice was the foreman’s favorite. New York Times, 30 May 2022 Two days later Croce made a traditional Sicilian dinner of marinated eggplant, stewed chickpeas, pasta, and batter-fried cardoons. Tembi Locke, Bon Appétit, 3 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stewed was circa 1737

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“Stewed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stewed. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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