a fowl that has been dressed and split open for grilling.
verb (used with object)
to prepare and roast (a fowl) in this manner.
to insert or interpolate, especially in a forced or incongruous manner:
Additional information has been spatchcocked into the occasional random footnote.
a chicken or game bird split down the back and grilled Compare spitchcock
to interpolate (words, a story, etc) into a sentence, narrative, etc, esp inappropriately
noun 1. a sudden, almost overwhelming, outpouring: a spate of angry words. 2. British. a flood or inundation. a river flooding its banks. a sudden or heavy rainstorm. noun 1. a fast flow, rush, or outpouring: a spate of words 2. (mainly Brit) a sudden flood: the rivers were in spate 3. (mainly Brit) a […]
adjective, Botany. 1. of the nature of or resembling a spathe. 2. having a spathe.
noun, Botany. 1. a bract or pair of bracts, often large and colored, subtending or enclosing a spadix or flower cluster. noun 1. a large bract, often coloured, that surrounds the inflorescence of aroid plants and palms spathe (spā) A large, leaflike, often showy bract that encloses a flower cluster or spadix, as in the […]
adjective, Mineralogy. 1. like spar. adjective 1. (of minerals) resembling spar, esp in having good cleavage