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Oxford dictionary definition of the word stew:
1 [mass noun] a dish of meat and vegetables cooked slowly in liquid in a closed dish or pan:
add to casseroles, stews, and sauces
2 [in singular] informal a state of great anxiety or agitation:
she’s in a right old stew
3 archaic a heated public room used for steam baths.
the stews of Southwark
1(with reference to meat, fruit, or other food) cook or be cooked slowly in liquid in a closed dish or pan:
beef stewed in wine
[no object] British (of tea) become strong and bitter with prolonged brewing.
2 [no object] informal remain in a heated or stifling atmosphere:
sweaty clothes left to stew in a plastic bag
worry about something, especially on one’s own:
James will be expecting us, so we will let him stew a bit
stew in one’s own juice
informal be left to suffer the consequences of one’s own actions.
Middle English (in the sense ‘cauldron’): from Old French estuve (related to estuver ‘heat in steam’), probably based on Greek tuphos ‘smoke, steam’. 1sense 1 of the noun) in Oxford Dictionaries (British & World English)” 1sense 1 of the noun (mid 18th century) is directly from the verb (dating from late Middle English)