barbecue

Part of speech: verb

To roast whole.

Part of speech: noun

An animal roasted whole as an ox.

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Usage examples "barbecue":

  1. Yesterday morning I sent them a large dish of strawberries, with a note asking whether they would walk during the day over to my woodland pasture, where the soldiers had a barbecue before setting out for the Mexican war. - "A Kentucky Cardinal", James Lane Allen.
  2. Have a barbecue, he grinned somberly. - "The Lookout Man", B. M. Bower.
  3. There was a barbecue that day at the town on the other side, and a stream of people had come down the Whiskey Bar turnpike and crossed the bridge. - "Down the Mother Lode", Vivia Hemphill.