a long pin of wood or metal for inserting through meat or other food to hold or bind it in cooking.
any similar pin for fastening or holding an item in place.
verb (used with object)
to fasten with or as if with a skewer.
a long pin for holding meat in position while being cooked, etc
a similar pin having some other function
(chess) a tactical manoeuvre in which an attacked man is made to move and expose another man to capture
(transitive) to drive a skewer through or fasten with a skewer
noun, British Dialect. 1. the spindle tree, Euonymus europaeus. 2. the red dogwood, Cornus sanguinea.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a ring in which the equations ax = b and xa = b have solutions for x.
noun 1. a process of removing excess gold leaf from a stamped surface. 2. skewings, the gold leaf so removed. verb (used without object) 1. to turn aside or swerve; take an oblique course. 2. to look obliquely; squint. verb (used with object) 3. to give an oblique direction to; shape, form, or cut obliquely. […]
plural noun, Geometry. 1. any lines in space that do not intersect and are not parallel.