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Casserole vs. Stew

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Casserolenoun

A dish of glass or earthenware, with a lid, in which food is baked and sometimes served.

Stewnoun

(obsolete) A cooking-dish used for boiling; a cauldron.

Casserolenoun

Food, such as a stew, cooked in such a dish.

Stewnoun

A heated bath-room or steam-room; also, a hot bath.

Casseroleverb

(transitive) To cook like, or as, a casserole; to stew.

Stewnoun

(archaic) A brothel.

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Casserolenoun

A small round dish with a handle, usually of porcelain.

Stewnoun

(obsolete) A prostitute.

Casserolenoun

A mold (in the shape of a hollow vessel or incasement) of boiled rice, mashed potato or paste, baked, and afterwards filled with vegetables or meat.

Stewnoun

A dish cooked by stewing.

Casserolenoun

food cooked and served in a casserole

Stewnoun

(Sussex) A pool in which fish are kept in preparation for eating; a stew pond.

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Casserolenoun

large deep dish in which food can be cooked and served

Stewnoun

An artificial bed of oysters.

Casserole

A casserole (French: diminutive of casse, from Provençal cassa 'pan') is a variety of a large, deep pan or bowl used for cooking a variety of dishes in the oven; it is also a category of foods cooked in such a utensil. To distinguish the two uses, the pan can be called a or , whereas the food is simply .

‘casserole dish’; ‘casserole pan’; ‘a casserole’;

Stewnoun

(slang) A state of agitated excitement, worry, and/or confusion.

‘to be in a stew’;

Stewnoun

A steward or stewardess on an airplane.

Stewverb

To cook (food) by slowly boiling or simmering.

‘I'm going to stew some meat for the casserole.’; ‘The meat is stewing nicely.’;

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Stewverb

(transitive) To brew (tea) for too long, so that the flavour becomes too strong.

Stewverb

To suffer under uncomfortably hot conditions.

Stewverb

To be in a state of elevated anxiety or anger.

Stewnoun

A small pond or pool where fish are kept for the table; a vivarium.

Stewnoun

An artificial bed of oysters.

Stewnoun

A place of stewing or seething; a place where hot bathes are furnished; a hothouse.

‘As burning Ætna from his boiling stewDoth belch out flames.’; ‘The Lydians were inhibited by Cyrus to use any armor, and give themselves to baths and stews.’;

Stewnoun

A brothel; - usually in the plural.

‘There be that hate harlots, and never were at the stews.’;

Stewnoun

A prostitute.

Stewnoun

A dish prepared by stewing; as, a stewof pigeons.

Stewnoun

A state of agitating excitement; a state of worry; confusion; as, to be in a stew.

Stewverb

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.

Stewverb

To be seethed or cooked in a slow, gentle manner, or in heat and moisture.

Stewnoun

agitation resulting from active worry;

‘don't get in a stew’; ‘he's in a sweat about exams’;

Stewnoun

food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables

Stewverb

be in a huff; be silent or sullen

Stewverb

bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings

Stewverb

cook slowly and for a long time in liquid;

‘Stew the vegetables in wine’;

Stew

A stew is a combination of solid food ingredients that have been cooked in liquid and served in the resultant gravy. Ingredients in a stew can include any combination of vegetables and may include meat, especially tougher meats suitable for slow-cooking, such as beef, poultry, sausages, and seafood.

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