Roasting jack
Roasting Roast"ing, a. & n., from {Roast}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Roasting ear}, an ear of Indian corn at that stage of development when it is fit to be eaten roasted.

{Roasting jack}, a machine for turning a spit on which meat is roasted. [1913 Webster]


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  • Roasting jack — A bottle jack. A roasting jack is a machine which rotates meat roasting on a spit.[1] It can also be called a turnspit, although this name can also refer to a human turning the spit, or a turnspit dog.[2] Cooking meat on a spit dates …   Wikipedia

  • roasting jack — noun : a device for turning a spit on which meat is roasted or barbecued * * * roasting jack noun An apparatus for turning a joint in roasting • • • Main Entry: ↑roast …   Useful english dictionary

  • roasting-jack — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roasting — Roast ing, a. & n., from {Roast}, v. [1913 Webster] {Roasting ear}, an ear of Indian corn at that stage of development when it is fit to be eaten roasted. {Roasting jack}, a machine for turning a spit on which meat is roasted. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roasting ear — Roasting Roast ing, a. & n., from {Roast}, v. [1913 Webster] {Roasting ear}, an ear of Indian corn at that stage of development when it is fit to be eaten roasted. {Roasting jack}, a machine for turning a spit on which meat is roasted. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jack weight — noun archaic : a weight attached to an endless chain and forming part of a roasting jack …   Useful english dictionary

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  • smoke|jack — «SMOHK JAK», noun. an apparatus for turning a roasting spit, set in motion by the current of rising gases in a chimney …   Useful english dictionary

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