Definition of Skewered

1. Verb. (past of skewer) ¹



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Definition of Skewered

1. skewer [v] - See also: skewer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skewered

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Literary usage of Skewered

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1. The Cook and Housewife's Manual: Containing the Most Approved Modern by Christian Isobel Johnstone (1828)
"In a boiled fowl, the legs are bent inwards, trussed within the apron, and skewered so till served; in a roasted fowl they are left out and skewered en long ..."

2. Camp Cookery by Horace Kephart (1910)
"Fish, skewered.—Small fish may be skewered on a thin, straight, greenwood stick, sharpened at the end, with a thin slice of bacon or pork between every two ..."

3. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"They are next placed one on the other, the skins being outside, and skewered or sewn together. The English way is to broil each herring by itself, ..."

4. Oedipus the Wreck: Or "To Trace the Knave" by Owen Seaman (1888)
"skewered through the middle! Fol-de-rol-de RIDDLE! Sphinx!! The Leit-motiv. To the shepherd's great surprise, just as he was taking breath and blowing down ..."

5. Canoe and Camp Cookery: A Practical Cook Book for Canoeists, Corinthian by H. H. Soulé, Seneca (1885)
"FISH FRIED, PLANKED, skewered, AND BOILED.—FISH SAUCE, FISH ROE, SHELL-FISH. FISH should naturally have a prominent place in the canoeist's larder. ..."

6. A Diary of a Journey to the East: In the Autumn of 1854 by William Beamont (1856)
"... and once at an Irish banquet I heard a carpenter, who was one of the waiters, ask a guest to whom he was handing a dish of salmon cutlets skewered on ..."

7. True Stories of the Great War: Tales of Adventure--heroic Deeds--exploits by Francis Trevelyan Miller (1917)
"Like so many grouse, they were skewered upon my brave Cossack's bayonet. ... "No," he replied gravely, "with my bayonet I skewered each cap with the same ..."

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