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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barbecue  \Bar"be*cue\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Barbecued};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Barbecuing}.] 
  1.  To  dry  or  cure  by  exposure  on  a  frame  or  gridiron. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barbecue  \Bar"be*cue\  (b[aum]"b[-e]*k[=u]),  n.  [In  the  language 
  of  Indians  of  Guiana,  a  frame  on  which  all  kinds  of  flesh  and 
  fish  are  roasted  or  smoke-dried.] 
  1.  A  hog,  ox  or  other  large  animal  roasted  or  broiled  whole 
  for  a  feast. 
 
  2.  A  social  entertainment,  where  many  people  assemble, 
  usually  in  the  open  air,  at  which  one  or  more  large 
  animals  are  roasted  or  broiled  whole. 
 
  3.  A  floor,  on  which  coffee  beans  are  sun-dried. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  barbecue 
  n  1:  meat  that  has  been  barbecued  or  grilled  in  a  highly  seasoned 
  sauce 
  2:  a  cookout  in  which  food  is  cooked  over  an  open  fire; 
  especially  a  whole  animal  carcass  roasted  on  a  spit 
  3:  a  rack  to  hold  meat  for  cooking  over  hot  charcoal  usually 
  out  of  doors 
  v  :  cook  outdoors  on  a  barbecue  grill;  "let's  barbecue  that 
  meat";  "We  cooked  out  in  the  forest"  [syn:  {cook  out}] 




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