American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Steen, Jan 1626?-1679. Dutch genre painter known for his humorous and moralistic depictions of domestic life and revelry, including Village Wedding (1635) and Flemish Feast in an Inn (1674).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To stone; pelt with stones.
- To fit with stones; mend, line, pave, etc., with stones.
- n. A stone.
- n. A kind of jar or urn of baked clay or of stone, of the general type of sepulchral urns of the Romans.
- n. A large box of stones used for pressing cheese in making it.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A vessel of clay or stone.
- n. A wall of brick, stone, or cement, used as a lining, as of a well, cistern, etc.; a steening.
- v. To line, as a well, with brick, stone, or other hard material.
- n. Dutch genre painter (1626-1679)
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“Chenin Blanc, sometimes called Steen, is South Africa's most widely planted grape, but too many Americans are hesitant to try it because of their unfortunate experiences with jug wines called Chenin Blanc.”
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