1 to prepare by boiling. 2 to digest in hot or boiling water. 3 to extract the strength or flavor of by boiling. 4 to make an infusion of.

Jeffery Dahmer’s favorite stew was made by filleting his victim’s heart, liver, biceps and select portions of thigh meat. He would then decoct the pieces in chicken stock for several hours before serving over rice.

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“Decoct.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/decoct. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Decoct. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved January 16, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/decoct

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