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stewed

[stood, styood] /stud, styud/
adjective
1.
cooked by simmering or slow boiling, as food.
2.
Slang. intoxicated; drunk.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see stew1, -ed2
Related forms
unstewed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unstewed

stewed

/stjuːd/
adjective
1.
(of meat, fruit, etc) cooked by stewing
2.
(Brit) (of tea) having a bitter taste through having been left to infuse for too long
3.
a slang word for drunk (sense 1)
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Slang definitions & phrases for unstewed

stewed

adj,adj phr

Drunk: He knew where the colonel lived from the time he'd taken him home stewed/ He came in stewed to the gills (entry form 1737+, variant 1922+)

Related Terms

half-stewed


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