Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An eel split and broiled.
  • To split (an eel) lengthwise and broil it.

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

  • transitive verb (Cookery) To split (as an eel) lengthwise, and broil it, or fry it in hot fat.
  • noun (Cookery) An eel split and broiled.

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

  • verb To split an eel along the back and then broil it.
  • noun Eel prepared by spitchcocking.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

16th Century. Possibly a corruption of split + cook.

Examples

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  • grilled eel

    January 22, 2009

  • Wow. I thought all these -ock words would've been on an -ock list, but they're not. *ponders possible list*

    January 22, 2009