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cabob

[kuh-bob] /kəˈbɒb/
noun
1.

kabob

or cabob, kebab, kebob, kabab

[kuh-bob] /kəˈbɒb/
noun
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 Indian English use) roast meat.
Origin of kabob
1665-1675
1665-75; < Arabic, Hindi kabāb < Turkish kebap roast meat. See shish kebab
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  • Duckling; cabob curry of chicken-liver with Bombay ducks—really, Mr. Beck, this dinner is worth a dukedom.

    The Golden Butterfly Walter Besant
  • She managed better with old Mr. cabob, who had certainly received many of Mrs. Carbuncle's smiles, and who was very rich.

    The Eustace Diamonds Anthony Trollope
  • cabob, ka-bob′, n. an Oriental dish of pieces of meat roasted with herbs: roast meat generally in India.

  • Mr. cabob, who probably knew that he must pay well for his smiles, never said anything about it.

    The Eustace Diamonds Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for cabob

cabob

/kəˈbɒb/
noun
1.
a variant of kebab

kabob

/kəˈbɒb/
noun
1.
another name for kebab
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