Barbecue

Definition of Barbecue

Bar´be`cue   Pronunciation: bä´bė`kū
n.1.a framework of metal or brick, usually with a grill on top, in which a fire is lighted and on which food is cooked, usually outdoors; - also called a barbecue grill.
2.A social entertainment, where people assemble, usually in the open air, at which a meal is prepared on a barbecue grill.
3.A floor, on which coffee beans are sun-dried.
4.A hog, ox, or other large animal roasted or broiled whole for a feast.
v. t.1.To dry or cure by exposure on a frame or gridiron.
[imp. & p. p. Barbecued ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Barbecuing.]
They use little or no salt, but barbecue their game and fish in the smoke.
- Stedman.
2.To roast or broil whole, as an ox or hog.
Send me, gods, a whole hog barbecued.
- Pope.

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