from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make cabob of; roast, as a leg of mutton, with savory herbs, spices, etc., at a quick fire. Also spelled kabab, cobob.
  • noun An Oriental dish consisting of small pieces of beef or mutton, seasoned with pepper, salt, ginger, etc., and basted with oil and garlic while being roasted on a skewer or spit, sweet herbs being sometimes placed between the pieces.
  • noun An Anglo-Indian name for roast meat in general.
  • noun A leg of mutton stuffed with white herrings and sweet herbs.
  • noun Also spelled kabab, cobob.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To roast, as a cabob.
  • noun A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; -- so called in Turkey and Persia.
  • noun A leg of mutton roasted, stuffed with white herrings and sweet herbs.
  • noun See shish kebob.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Obsolete form of kebab.
  • verb Obsolete form of kebab.


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