shish kabob

shish kebab

[shish kuh-bob]
noun
a dish consisting of kabobs broiled or roasted on a skewer.
Also, shish kabob.
Also called shashlik, shashlick, shaslik.


Origin:
1910–15; < Turkish şişkebabι, equivalent to şiş spit (cf. shashlik) + kebap roast meat (cf. kabob) + 3rd singular possessive suffix

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shish-kebab

[shish-kuh-bob]
verb (used without object), shish-kebabbed, shish-kebabbing.
1.
to broil or roast food on a skewer.
verb (used with object), shish-kebabbed, shish-kebabbing.
2.
to broil or roast (food) on a skewer.
Also, shish-kabob.
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shish kebab (ˈʃiːʃ kəˈbæb)
 
n
a dish consisting of small pieces of meat and vegetables threaded onto skewers and grilled
 
[from Turkish şiş kebab, from şiş skewer; see kebab]

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shish kebab
1914, from Armenian shish kabab, from Turk. siskebap, from sis "skewer" + kebap "roast meat."
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