any device for broiling meat or fish; a grate, pan, or compartment in a stove for broiling.
a young chicken suitable for broiling.
Contemporary Examples

Into the Heart of Turkey Sophie Menin September 27, 2010
Eco-Chic Safari Sophie Menin July 26, 2010

Historical Examples

Fowler’s Household Helps A. L. Fowler
Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3 Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3 Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
What’s-His-Name George Barr McCutcheon
The Forest Stewart Edward White
Standard Paper-Bag Cookery Emma Paddock Telford
The Four Million

O. Henry
The Tent Dwellers Albert Bigelow Paine

a young tender chicken suitable for roasting
(mainly US) a pan, grate, etc for broiling food
a very hot day


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