What does the word broil mean?

Usage examples for broil

  1. Rub this on the chops and broil rare. – Joe Tilden's Recipes for Epicures by Joe Tilden
  2. Open the back, and put in a little pepper, salt, and oil; broil it over a clear fire, turn it over on both sides, and also on the back. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton