- Usually kebabs. small pieces of meat or seafood seasoned or marinated and broiled, often with tomatoes, green peppers, onions, or other vegetables, usually on a skewer.
- (in Indian English use) roast meat.
Origin of kebab
Examples from the Web for cabob
Historical Examples of cabob
Cabob, ka-bob′, n. an Oriental dish of pieces of meat roasted with herbs: roast meat generally in India.
Duckling; cabob curry of chicken-liver with Bombay ducks—really, Mr. Beck, this dinner is worth a dukedom.The Golden Butterfly
She managed better with old Mr. Cabob, who had certainly received many of Mrs. Carbuncle's smiles, and who was very rich.
Mr. Cabob, who probably knew that he must pay well for his smiles, never said anything about it.
- a variant of kebab
- a dish consisting of small pieces of meat, tomatoes, onions, etc, threaded onto skewers and grilled, generally over charcoalAlso called: shish kebab, kabob, cabob
Word Origin for kebab
"pieces of meat roasted on a skewer," 1813 (cf. shish kebab).