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stew

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1. a fishpond or fishtank
2. an artificial oyster bed
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It was a bountiful meal--there were baked beans and mashed potatoes and asparagus chopped and stewed, and a dish of strawberries, and great, thick slices of bread, and a pitcher of milk.
He had a long sleep in the barn and then a big breakfast of coffee and bread and oatmeal and stewed cherries, for which the man charged him only fifteen cents, perhaps having been influenced by his arguments.
Scarcely better was the bark of young saplings, stewed for an hour and swallowed after prodigious chewing.