[broh-shet; French braw-shet]
- a skewer, for use in cookery.
- en brochette [en, on; French ahn] /ɛn, ɒn; French ɑ̃/, on a small spit or skewer: lamb cubes en brochette.
Origin of brochette
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He wore three little gold crosses in a brochette on the portly breast of his blue coat, and looked like a foreign field-marshal.The History of Pendennis
William Makepeace Thackeray
The common ones are used to fasten pieces of meat together; to roast or bake small birds, liver in brochette, etc., etc.
- a skewer or small spit, used for holding pieces of meat, etc, while roasting or grilling
C19: from Old French brochete small pointed tool; see broach 1
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