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skewer

skew·er

skewer

 
pronunciation:
skyu r
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun, verb)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long, usu. metal pin used to hold food together or suspend it during cooking.
definition 2: any pin or pick with a similar shape or use.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: skewered, skewering, skewers
definition: to fasten, hold together, or pin down with or as if with a skewer.
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