cuver

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In the sense “to ferment”, from cuve; first attested in 1433. The other senses either have the same origin or come from Latin cubare (to sleep).

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cuver

  1. (intransitive) to ferment
  2. (transitive, colloquial) to sleep off (especially of alcohol)
  3. (intransitive, colloquial) to sleep or rest after drinking
  4. (transitive) to calm
    cuver sa colèresimmer down
  5. (intransitive, Argad'z) to lie around, laze about

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