Definition of skewer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

skewer

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BrE BrE//ˈskjuːə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskjuːər//
 
In the kitchen
 
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a long thin pointed piece of metal or wood that is pushed through pieces of meat, vegetables, etc. to hold them together while they are cooking, or used to test whether something is completely cooked See related entries: In the kitchen Word Origin late Middle English: of unknown origin.
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