Definition of Skewering

1. Verb. (present participle of skewer) ¹



2. Noun. The act by which something is skewered. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skewering

1. skewer [v] - See also: skewer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skewering

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skew deviation
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skew symmetric
skew symmetry
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skewampus
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skewbald
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skewering (current term)
skewerings
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ski
ski'd
ski-plane

Literary usage of Skewering

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1. An Encyclopædia of Domestic Economy by Thomas Webster, William Parkes (1855)
"The process just described is for large cheeses ; if the cheese is small or thin, it will not require so much pressing and skewering ; bat, in cheese-making ..."

2. The American Cotton Spinner and Managers' and Carders' Guide: A Practical by Robert H. Baird (1863)
"... on the ends of the wires, like the old tube bobbins,.could be brought into use, they would answer very well. skewering takes up a great deal of time. ..."

3. Bulletin of the International Labour Office by International Labour Office (1912)
"The period of employment of a woman engaged in skewering herrings or an allied ... It shall not be lawful to employ a woman in skewering herrings for more ..."

4. Milk, Cheese and Butter: A Practical Handbook on Their Properties and the by John Oliver (1894)
"In the absence of any practical pressure the importance of this skewering is great. The cheese soon shrinks away from the hoop, becomes firm though clastic, ..."

5. British Farmer's Magazine (1854)
"On the second day it is turned twice or thrice, dry cloths given, and the skewering con- tinned. On the third, this turning and dry cloths are twice ..."

6. British Farmer's Magazine (1867)
"The cheese remains on the bench for one or two days, the cloth being changed two or three times, and the skewering continued. On the third day the cheese is ..."

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