stewpot

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stew +‎ pot

Noun[edit]

stewpot ‎(plural stewpots)

  1. A pot used for making stew, usually large and heavy
    • 2009 February 4, Melissa Clark, “Braised Rabbit, Easier on the Fat”, in New York Times[1]:
      What my parents served me from that very same stewpot was chicken.
  2. (art, literature) A jumble, especially one that lacks intellectual coherence
    • 2007 February 6, Michiko Kakutani, “Dispatch From Gomorrah, Savaging the Cultural Left”, in New York Times[2]:
      It’s a nasty stewpot of intellectually untenable premises and irresponsible speculation that frequently reads like a “Saturday Night Live” parody of the crackpot right.

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