He emerged from the broiling heat into cold that needed only a minute to turn his wet gear to ice.
By night, the crowd (multihued, it should be noted) had become a broiling mass.
Meat and fish were cooked by roasting, boiling, or broiling.
The very thought of snow was refreshing on that broiling day.
Aye; fancy having to wait for a single moment, with the fire crackling under the broiling deck, and tons of powder under hatches.
Grief was squatted over a small fire, broiling a strip of shark-flesh.
It was terrible to see what they were suffering in the broiling sun.
They go bare-headed in the broiling sun, and seem to revel in the heat.
"You must take this—you must now; it will keep the cold out," (the day was broiling,) said he to the young woman.
Beef-steaks for frying should be cut thinner than for broiling.
"to cook," late 14c. (earlier "to burn," mid-14c.), from Old French bruller "to broil, roast" (Modern French brûler), earlier brusler "to burn" (11c.), which, with Italian bruciare, is of uncertain and much-disputed origin.
Perhaps from Vulgar Latin *brodum "broth," borrowed from Germanic and ultimately related to brew (v.). Gamillscheg proposes it to be from Latin ustulare "to scorch, singe" (from ustus, past participle of urere "to burn") and altered by influence of Germanic "burn" words beginning in br-. Related: Broiled; broiling.
early 15c., "to quarrel, brawl," also "mix up, present in disorder," from Anglo-French broiller "mix up, confuse," Old French brooillier "to mix, mingle," figuratively "to have sexual intercourse" (13c., Modern French brouiller), perhaps from breu, bro "stock, broth, brew," from Frankish or another Germanic source (cf. Old High German brod "broth") akin to broth (see brew (v.)); also compare imbroglio.