shish cabob
Cabob Ca*bob", n. [Hindi kab[=a]b] [Now more commonly spelled {kabob}.] 1. A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; -- so called in Turkey and Persia. [Also spelled {kebab}, {kebob}, or {kabab}.] [1913 Webster]

2. A leg of mutton roasted, stuffed with white herrings and sweet herbs. --Wright. [1913 Webster]

{shish cabob} See {shish kebob}. [PJC]


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  • Cabob — Ca*bob , n. [Hindi kab[=a]b] [Now more commonly spelled {kabob}.] 1. A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; so called in Turkey and Persia. [Also spelled {kebab}, {kebob}, or {kabab}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A leg of mutton roasted …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shish kebab — /ˈʃɪʃ kəbæb / (say shish kuhbab) noun a dish consisting of cubes of meat, marinated, and grilled on a skewer, often with onion, tomato, green pepper, etc. Also, kebab, kabab, kabob, cabob. {modern Turkish şiş kebabi, from şiş skewer + kebab roast …   Australian English dictionary

  • kabab — Cabob Ca*bob , n. [Hindi kab[=a]b] [Now more commonly spelled {kabob}.] 1. A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; so called in Turkey and Persia. [Also spelled {kebab}, {kebob}, or {kabab}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A leg of mutton… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kabob — Cabob Ca*bob , n. [Hindi kab[=a]b] [Now more commonly spelled {kabob}.] 1. A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; so called in Turkey and Persia. [Also spelled {kebab}, {kebob}, or {kabab}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A leg of mutton… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kebab — Cabob Ca*bob , n. [Hindi kab[=a]b] [Now more commonly spelled {kabob}.] 1. A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; so called in Turkey and Persia. [Also spelled {kebab}, {kebob}, or {kabab}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A leg of mutton… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kebob — Cabob Ca*bob , n. [Hindi kab[=a]b] [Now more commonly spelled {kabob}.] 1. A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; so called in Turkey and Persia. [Also spelled {kebab}, {kebob}, or {kabab}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A leg of mutton… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kabob — /keuh bob /, n. 1. Usually, kabobs. small pieces of meat or seafood seasoned or marinated and broiled, often with tomatoes, green peppers, onions, or other vegetables, usually on a skewer. 2. (in Anglo Indian use) roast meat. Also, cabob, kebab,… …   Universalium

  • kebab — /kəˈbæb / (say kuh bab) noun 1. → shish kebab. 2. → doner kebab. Also, kabob, cabob, kabab, kebob. {Arabic kabāb} …   Australian English dictionary

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