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broil 1

v. broiled, broil·ing, broils
1. To cook by direct radiant heat, as over a grill or under an electric element.
2. To expose to great heat.
To be exposed to great heat.
1. The act of broiling or the condition of being broiled.
2. Food, especially meat, that is broiled.

[Middle English broilen, from Old French brusler, bruler, perhaps from usler, to burn (with br- from bruir, to burn), from Latin ustulāre, to scorch, from ustus, past participle of ūrere, to burn.]

broil 2

 (broil) Archaic
A rowdy argument.
intr.v. broiled, broil·ing, broils
To engage in a rowdy argument.

[From obsolete broil, to brawl, from Middle English broilen, from Anglo-Norman broiller, to mix up, confuse, from Old French brouiller, from breu, broth, brew, from Vulgar Latin *brodum, of Germanic origin; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]
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Adj.1.broiled - cooked by radiant heat (as over a grill)broiled - cooked by radiant heat (as over a grill)
cooked - having been prepared for eating by the application of heat
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And as for going as cook, -- though I confess there is considerable glory in that, a cook being a sort of officer on ship-board --yet, somehow, I never fancied broiling fowls; --though once broiled, judiciously buttered, and judgmatically salted and peppered, there is no one who will speak more respectfully, not to say reverentially, of a broiled fowl than I will.
The only evil I couldn't prevent was to keep a broiled fowl from drying up."
He stirred the smoldering ashes till the broiled fowl began to sizzle afresh.
To mention only the planets, we should be either broiled alive in some, or frozen to death in others, according as they are more or less removed from the sun."
On the surface of our unhappy spheroid we are always either too hot or too cold; we are frozen in winter, broiled in summer; it is the planet of rheumatism, coughs, bronchitis; while on the surface of Jupiter, for example, where the axis is but slightly inclined, the inhabitants may enjoy uniform temperatures.
But who, in sooth, could resist a freshly broiled venison streak eaten out in the open air to the tune of jest and good fellowship?
The flames bit him, and the hot smoke broiled his skin.
Here the smell of the roast and broiled, mingling with every breeze, keeps them hovering about the neighborhood; scenting every blast, turning up their noses like hungry hounds, and testifying their pinching hunger by long whining howls and impatient barkings.
It was a hot day, and poor Janet, between her excitement and her heavy black cashmere dress, looked as if she were being broiled alive.
Stuff each pita with the arugula, a couple slices of broiled halloumi and a slab of cauliflower, or the equivalent in florets.
Among participants who reported eating at least two servings of red meat, chicken, or fish a week, those who grilled, broiled, or roasted these foods more than 15 times a month had a 17 percent higher risk of HBP than those who used these high-temperature cooking methods less than four times a month.
If hiring a taco cart catering company, insist on having a conversation about grilled, broiled and battered fish because the chef should know what event guests seem to prefer.