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  • adj. Not skewered.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

un- +‎ skewered


  • "unskewered" on a grill rack or broiler pan, for eight to 10 minutes, turning often.


  • Grill the kebabs—or unskewered portions—for 2 to 3 minutes, brush with saffron butter, and flip.

    One Big Table

  • When he was to march, his women rose before dawn, and footing noiselessly overhead on the taut tentcloth, unskewered the strips of it, while others beneath held and removed the poles till all was struck and divided into camel-loads, and loaded.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • He invited the English Ambassador to dinner at his bivouac; the Ambassador found him seated by a big fire at which a whole sheep was roasting; when the animal was cooked and unskewered, Fabvier placed the heel of his bare foot upon the neck of the smoking and bleeding sheep and tore off

    The Memoirs of Victor Hugo

  • We were baffled by a shrimp scallop spiedini: Our server had said it was more like a salad, and indeed the unskewered meat seemed overwhelmed by the greens, and it all felt lacking in flavor and oomph. Front Page

  • Boneless short ribs would be good in the dark or otherwise: Chewy but sweetly marinated, smoky beef was grilled and served in cubes like an unskewered shish kebab.


  • Few celebrities have gone unskewered by Brooker down through the years, and he even managed that dodgy transition from print journalism to television when he hosted a BBC4 variation on his column -- dodgy because you can easily end up as that creature your truer self always despised: a self-serving, second-rate television personality. - Frontpage RSS Feed


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