|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
type of sofa that has a seat at each end separated from the main seat by an upholstered arm. This form was first used in France in the mid-18th century and was subsequently introduced into England. George Hepplewhite illustrated one in Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide (1788).
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