Definition of Kebab

1. Noun. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.

Exact synonyms: Kabob, Shish Kebab
Generic synonyms: Dish
Specialized synonyms: Souvlaki, Souvlakia



Definition of Kebab

1. Noun. (British) A dish of pieces of meat, fish, or vegetables roasted on a skew or spit. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To roast in the style of a kebab. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive slang) To stab or skewer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kebab

1. kabob [n -S] - See also: kabob

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kebab

kcal
kcalorie
kcalories
kcat
ke-mo sah-bee
keV
kea
keak
kearns syndrome
keas
keasar
keasars
keat
keavie
keavies
kebab (current term)
kebabbed
kebabbing
kebabs
kebap
kebaps
kebar
kebars
kebaya
kebayas
kebbed
kebbie
kebbies
kebbing
kebbock

Literary usage of Kebab

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1. Customs and Traditions of Palestine: Illustrating the Manners of the Ancient by Ermete Pierotti (1864)
"A two hours' journey from Ramleh, on the left of the road from Jaffa to Jerusalem, is the Arab village called kebab, situated on a hill; concerning this the ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"kebab and camp-fire meals. EP Telford. Camping. Delhi. 83: 43. Jl. '13. Little science in the grub sack. KG Plnk- erton. Outing. 62: 574-6. Ag. '13. ..."

3. Old Tracks and New Landmarks: Wayside Sketches in Crete, Macedonia, Mitylene by Mary Adelaide Walker (1897)
"It began to rain heavily, and we were glad to seek shelter and rest in a kebab shop, not sorry to turn the time also to account in the matter of refreshment ..."

4. Caravan Journeys and Wanderings in Persia, Afghanistan, Turkistan, and by Joseph Pierre Ferrier (1856)
"... Its ancient history — Effects of irrigation — Rear-guard of Bessus — Arrian — Scene in the kebab-shop — Advantages and disadvantages of wearing a native ..."

5. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Arthur Stedman, Edmund Clarence Stedman (1894)
"This dainty dish is called " kebab." It consists of morsels of mutton with the fat on them. They are pierced with a skewer and roasted hot. ..."

6. Catalogue of Persian Objects in the South Kensington Museum by South Kensington Museum (1876)
"These vessels are suspended in shops in the bazaars, principally in the kebab or roast meat shops, for the purpose of holding copper money. Persian. centy. ..."

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