cuver

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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 colère‎ ― simmer down
  5. (intransitive, Argad'z) to lie around, laze about

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