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Seethe  v. t.  (past seethed, obs. sod; past part. seethed, sodden; pres. part. seething)  (Written also seeth)  To decoct or prepare for food in hot liquid; to boil; as, to seethe flesh. "Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of the prophets."

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"Seethe" Quotes from Famous Books

... taste, Where loathsome reptiles crawl and hiss and sting, And birds of night and bat-winged dragons fly, Where beetling cliffs seem threatening instant fall, And opening chasms seem yawning to devour, And sulphurous seas were swept with lurid flames That seethe and boil ...
— The Dawn and the Day • Henry Thayer Niles

... shape, writhe. By Murray, two: load and shape. With Crombie, and in general with the others too, twenty-seven verbs are always irregular, which I think are sometimes regular, and therefore redundant: abide, beseech, blow, burst, creep, freeze, grind, lade, lay, pay, rive, seethe, shake, show, sleep, slide, speed, string, strive, strow, sweat, thrive, throw, weave, weep, wind, wring. Again, there are, I think, more than twenty redundant verbs which are treated by Crombie,—and, with one or two exceptions, by Lowth ...
— The Grammar of English Grammars • Goold Brown

... pan; beat the whites of three Eggs and put that into it, then set it on the fire, and let it boil till it rises, and strain it through a Napkin; then set it on the fire again, and let it boil till the syrup be thick, then put in your Oranges, and make them seethe as fast as you can, now and then putting in a piece of fine loaf Sugar the bigness of a Walnut, when they have boiled near an hour, put into them a pint of Apple water; then boil them apace, and add half a ...
— A Queens Delight • Anonymous

... mother, I believe she herself would speak thus, and avow herself among my enemies, if she were not my wife!" cried the king, in whose heart rage began already to seethe like lava in ...
— Henry VIII And His Court • Louise Muhlbach

Words linked to "Seethe" :   be, foam, buzz, roil, sparkle, sizzle, overflow, roll, froth, boil, effervesce, fizz, bubble over, swarm, churn, moil, ferment, hum

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