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Stewed, seethed in a slow moist heat: “more than half s. in grease,” Wiv. III, 5, 121. “in the rank sweat of an enseamed bed, s. in corruption,” Hml. III, 4, 93. “s. in his haste,” Lr. II, 4, 31. “whipped with wire, and s. in brine,” Ant. II, 5, 65. s. prunes, a favourite dish in brothels: Wiv. I, 1, 296. Meas. II, 1, 92. H4A III, 3, 128 (there's no more faith in thee than in a s. prune, i. e. than in any thing to be found in a brothel). H4B II, 4, 158. “sodden business! there's a s. phrase indeed,” Troil. III, 1, 44 (quibbling: a phrase becoming a stew or a brothel).
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