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 for Stemmed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stem \Stem\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stemmed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Stemming.] [Either from stem, n., or akin to stammer; cf.
     G. stemmen to press against.]
     To oppose or cut with, or as with, the stem of a vessel; to
     resist, or make progress against; to stop or check the flow
     of, as a current. "An argosy to stem the waves." --Shak.
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           [They] stem the flood with their erected breasts.
                                                    --Denham.
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           Stemmed the wild torrent of a barbarous age. --Pope.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stemmed
      adj 1: having a stem or stems or having a stem as specified;
             often used in combination; "stemmed goblets"; "long-
             stemmed roses" [ant: stemless]
      2: (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground
         [syn: caulescent, cauline, stemmed] [ant:
         acaulescent, stemless]
      3: having the stem removed; "stemmed berries"

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