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1. A small skewer or spit used to broil or roast meat, fish, or vegetables.
2. Food broiled or roasted on a small skewer or spit.
[French, from Old French, diminutive of broche, spit; see broach1.]
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brochette(brɒˈʃɛt; French brɔʃɛt)
(Cookery) a skewer or small spit, used for holding pieces of meat, etc, while roasting or grilling
[C19: from Old French brochete small pointed tool; see broach1]
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1. a skewer.
2. food, usu. in small pieces, broiled on a skewer.
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