Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Stew

Stew

  1. A small pond or pool where fish are kept for the table; a vivarium.
  2. An artificial bed of oysters.
  3. To boil slowly, or with the simmering or moderate heat; to seethe; to cook in a little liquid, over a gentle fire, without boiling; as, to stew meat; to stew oysters; to stew apples.
  4. To be seethed or cooked in a slow, gentle manner, or in heat and moisture.
  5. A place of stewing or seething; a place where hot bathes are furnished; a hothouse.
  6. A brothel; -- usually in the plural.
  7. A prostitute.
  8. A dish prepared by stewing; as, a stewof pigeons.
  9. A state of agitating excitement; a state of worry; confusion; as, to be in a stew.

Stew Quotations

Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.
Edward Abbey

Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.
Groucho Marx

I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning.
John Barrymore

When you're starting off as a young writer, you look at all the stuff that's gone before and the stuff that's influenced you, and you reach the ladle of your imagination into this bubbling stew pot of all of this stuff, and you pour it out. And that's where you start from.
Neil Gaiman

There is a charm in making a stew, to the unaccustomed cook, from the excitement of wondering what the result will be, and whether any flavour save that of onions will survive the competition in the mixture.
Annie Besant
More "Stew" Quotations

Stew Translations

stew in Dutch is goulash
stew in Portuguese is guisado
stew in Spanish is guiso, estofado
stew in Swedish is stuva, stuvas, stuvning
Copyright © 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote
Tend