stewed

adjective
\ ˈstüd How to pronounce stewed (audio) \

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it was clear from the caller's voice that she was fairly stewed
Recent Examples on the Web The winning equation: spiced stewed beef (and nothing else) swaddled in a flour tortilla that’s crisped on the griddle to a golden sturdiness. Los Angeles Times, "20 great L.A. places for Mexican food delivery and takeout," 3 Apr. 2020 The size of your palm and thick as your wallet, the crisp pastries are filled with a hefty helping of slurpy, stewed beef. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "South Phoenix has a new destination for Jamaican food. Here's what on the Island Vybz menu," 24 Feb. 2020 And the Uzbek plov is an essential dish, stewed lamb and chopped carrots slowly melting into a mound of soft, chickpea-studded rice. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "The 10 best restaurants in north Phoenix," 24 Feb. 2020 The breakfast menu includes buttermilk or buckwheat pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, hominy, stewed apples, and hot and cold beverages. Lois Szymanski, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Central Carroll: 5K to support Westminster Rescue Mission; Winters Mill to host trivia night," 28 Oct. 2019 This dish of stewed lentils is always a go-to order for me at Indian restaurants, and Clay Oven’s variation did not disappoint. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "This Indian restaurant in Middletown serves flavorful dishes flecked with vibrant spices," 18 Mar. 2020 Each region boasts their own distinct versions of two staples: plov—a pilaf-like rice dish with stewed meat and vegetables—and bread, called non, that’s available fresh at the market every morning. Brandon Presser, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Visit Uzbekistan, A Country Undergoing a Tourism Renaissance," 24 Feb. 2020 Fried fish, baked fish, fried shrimp, mac and cheese, stewed tomatoes, green beans. Luann Gibbs, Cincinnati.com, "Grab a spork. 90+ fish fries to try in Cincinnati area," 20 Feb. 2020 His grandmother made stewed Cantonese duck every year, partly because duck symbolizes fidelity, Hu explained. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "How a Cantonese duck recipe sparks memories of Phoenix's Chinese restaurant golden age," 20 Jan. 2020

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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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26 Apr 2020

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“Stewed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stewed. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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