- (n.) A small pond or pool where fish are kept for the table; a vivarium.
- (n.) An artificial bed of oysters.
- (v. t.) 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.
- (v. i.) To be seethed or cooked in a slow, gentle manner, or in heat and moisture.
- (v. t.) A place of stewing or seething; a place where hot bathes are furnished; a hothouse.
- (v. t.) A brothel; -- usually in the plural.
- (v. t.) A prostitute.
- (v. t.) A dish prepared by stewing; as, a stewof pigeons.
- (v. t.) A state of agitating excitement; a state of worry; confusion; as, to be in a stew.
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Definition for: WETS
- Wetness caused by water; "drops of wet gleamed on the window"
- Make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating; "This eight year old boy still wets his bed"
- Cause to become wet; "Wet your face"
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- (n.) The point in the heavens where the sun is seen to set at the equinox; or, the corresponding point on the earth; that one of the four cardinal points of the compass which is in a direction at right angles to that of north and south, and on the left hand of a person facing north; the point directly opposite to east.
- (n.) A country, or region of country, which, with regard to some other country or region, is situated in the direction toward the west.
- (n.) The Westen hemisphere, or the New World so called, it having been discovered by sailing westward from Europe; the Occident.
- (n.) Formerly, that part of the United States west of the Alleghany mountains; now, commonly, the whole region west of the Mississippi river; esp., that part which is north of the Indian Territory, New Mexico, etc. Usually with the definite article.
- (a.) Lying toward the west; situated at the west, or in a western direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the west, or coming from the west; as, a west course is one toward the west; an east and west line; a west wind blows from the west.
- (adv.) Westward.
- (v. i.) To pass to the west; to set, as the sun.
- (v. i.) To turn or move toward the west; to veer from the north or south toward the west.