skewer

Part of speech: verb

To pierce with a skewer.

Part of speech: noun

A long pin, as of wood, for holding meat in shape while roasting.

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Usage examples "skewer":

  1. Then skewer it into shape and place it on a rack in a roasting pan. - "School and Home Cooking", Carlotta C. Greer.
  2. For instance, among other such delicacies, I saw several rats, each transfixed with a wooden skewer, and some large bats, looking as dry as if they had given up the ghost a month ago. - "Journal of an African Cruiser", Horatio Bridge.
  3. Wrap the cleaning cloth around a skewer and go into the corners and around the edges of the glass. - "The Complete Home", Various.