Seethe v. t. [imp. Seethed (Sod obs.); p. p. Seethed, Sodden p. pr. & vb. n. Seething.] To decoct or prepare for food in hot liquid; to boil; as, to seethe flesh. [Written also seeth.]
Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of the prophets. --2 Kings iv. 38.
Seethe, v. i. To be a state of ebullition or violent commotion; to be hot; to boil.
A long Pointe, round which the Mississippi used to whirl, and seethe, and foam. --G. W. Cable.
v 1: be noisy with activity; "This office is buzzing with
activity" [syn: hum, buzz]
2: be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was
seething with anger" [syn: boil]
3: foam as if boiling; "a seething liquid"
4: boil vigorously; "The liquid was seething"; "The water
rolled" [syn: roll]
to boil (Ex. 16:23).