What does the word skewer mean?

Usage examples for skewer

  1. Then skewer it into shape and place it on a rack in a roasting pan. – School and Home Cooking by 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 by 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 by Various