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Meaning of SKEWER

Pronunciation:  'skyoour

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a long pin for holding meat in position while it is being roasted
  2. [v]  drive a skewer through; "skewer the meat for the BBQ"

SKEWER is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: spit
 See Also: pin, pin, spit



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Skew"er\, n. [Probably of Scand, origin; cf. Sw. & Dan.
    skifer a slate. Cf. {Shuver} a fragment.]
    A pin of wood or metal for fastening meat to a spit, or for
    keeping it in form while roasting.
          Meat well stuck with skewers to make it look round.
  2. \Skew"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skewered}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Skewering}.]
    To fasten with skewers.