Synonyms for barbecue

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I think it was the fellow that shot so well with the rifle at the barbecue––what was his name?

He was at that moment walking past the barbecue pit with George McCloud.

He had instructed his black people to have a barbecue at their quarters.

This barbecue feast was to be eaten after the marriage ceremony was performed.

The father of the young lady you were so attentive to at the barbecue.

He could catch turkeys with a noose, and young pigs to barbecue.

What did I rig up my shed and a thousand feet of lumber for benches at the barbecue for?

Den I busts loose, an' some Indian boys starts in to barbecue me.

Annixter drew Hilma away, and, indeed, most of the people set about the barbecue at once.

The barbecue was prepared during the night previous by Charles Bibbs.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "framework for grilling meat, fish, etc.," from American Spanish barbacoa, from Arawakan (Haiti) barbakoa "framework of sticks," the raised wooden structure the Indians used to either sleep on or cure meat. Sense of "outdoor meal of roasted meat or fish as a social entertainment" is from 1733; modern popular noun sense of "grill for cooking over an open fire" is from 1931.

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cook

verbprepare food, usually using heat
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