Broil



to cook by direct heat, as on a gridiron over the heat or in an oven under the heat; grill:
to broil a steak.
to scorch; make very hot.
to be subjected to great heat; become broiled.
to burn with impatience, annoyance, etc.
the act or state of broiling; state of being broiled.
something broiled, especially meat:
She ordered a beef broil and salad.
an angry quarrel or struggle; disturbance; tumult:
a violent broil over who was at fault.
to quarrel; brawl.
Contemporary Examples

Your Friday Gadget Chef Recipe: Two Day Soup Megan McArdle November 8, 2012
Sweet Brits Lydia Brownlow April 3, 2011
Your Friday Gadget Chef Recipe: Two Day Soup Megan McArdle November 8, 2012
Into the Heart of Turkey Sophie Menin September 27, 2010

Historical Examples

Polly’s First Year at Boarding School Dorothy Whitehill
Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches Eliza Leslie
The Skilful Cook Mary Harrison
The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton
Barney Blake, The Boy Privateer Herrick Johnstone
Out of the Depths Robert Ames Bennet

verb
(mainly US & Canadian) to cook (meat, fish, etc) by direct heat, as under a grill or over a hot fire, or (of meat, fish, etc) to be cooked in this way Usual equivalent (in Britain and other countries) grill
to become or cause to become extremely hot
(intransitive) to be furious
noun
the process of broiling
something broiled
noun
a loud quarrel or disturbance; brawl
verb
(intransitive) to brawl; quarrel
v.

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