Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of kebab.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of kebab.
  • v. Alternative spelling of kebab.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See cabob, n. & v. t.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See cabob.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables

Etymologies

Variant of the British English kebab, from Turkish kebap, from Arabic كباب (kabāb). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Charbroiled beef tenderloin kabob (4 oz) & black tiger shrimp marinated in our house vinaigrette.

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  • I ordered a shish kabob and a shish tavouk kabob, which is chicken, $11.99.

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  • I ordered the shish kabob, which is marinated chunks of filet mignon, skewered and charbroiled , served on a bed of fluffy basmati rice with grilled tomato, peppers and onions.

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  • The Best Shawarma in Toronto I never i hade so good shaworoma like the one on lakshore place called the kabob house owner is very ...

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  • Back in the 80s I used to employ a Californian who said 'kabob' and I thought he was mispronouncing 'kebab' but now after all these years I discover that US English has a different word.

    Unusual Flavor: Cycling and the Unaccountability of Taste

  • The moist and mild dish, a delicately spiced hamburger textured kabob, presented a texture not many would associate with "kabob".

    Arizona Daily Wildcat

  • As for the Kebabs or also known as "shish kebab": Shish kebab is translated to 'skewer of grilled meat' and includes many variations of the kebab; therefore, there are several spellings, such as kabob, kebob, kebap, kabab, and kebab.

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  • Opt for Greek salad, shish kabob, souvlaki (chicken, not lamb), fish cooked in tomatoes (or any fish dish), hummus or baba ganoush (two tablespoons), pita bread (one small), tabouleh.

    The Small Change Diet

  • Yes | No | Report from matt wasson wrote 17 hours 49 min ago cut into strips/nuggets, marinate in italian dressing, say 40 minutes .. wrap with 1/2 strip bacon, tooth pick or kabob stick, grill. if using wooden toothpick/kabob, use water in a cup to marinate wood while doing the meat. .prevents burning, use a little marindae as a baster as well.

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  • The hope is that not just political involvement, but also kabob, music, poetry and dance can forge a new unity, one that's less fragmented but no less diverse.

    Kia Makarechi: Iranians on Madison Avenue: Culture as Hope in the Absence of Politics

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  • or kebab, possibly from Persian kabab کباب

    August 30, 2009