Meaning of son-of-a-bitch stew

son'-of-a-bitch stew'

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  1. (in the Old West) a stew often prepared by chuck-wagon cooks for working cowboys, containing tripe and often also the heart, liver, brains, kidney, etc., of a slaughtered steer. Also called
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