Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of barbecue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors
  • n. a cookout in which food is cooked over an open fire; especially a whole animal carcass roasted on a spit
  • v. cook outdoors on a barbecue grill
  • n. meat that has been barbecued or grilled in a highly seasoned sauce

Etymologies

Suggested by the common abbreviation BBQ. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And this past week, the company announced that on November 2nd, the McRib is coming back nationwide - the pork patty shaped like a rib and slathered in barbeque sauce and onions.

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  • All of a sudden all these people interested in barbeque that you had never predicted are following you and talking to you and checking out your blog.

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  • Better types of wood (such as mesquite) will cost more, however these are usually used in barbeque situations.

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  • Steampunk Barbeque Dreadnought: 1. 5HP International Harvester Steam Tractor, with built in barbeque grill (complete with rotisserie), a built in steam powered ice cream maker, and hot dog launching air cannon run off a compressor, also powered by the steam engine. eBay Link.

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  • Favorite dish: two tire irons, with a side of cabbage and a small nest of baby eagles in barbeque sauce.

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  • But then, the dotted line on that deal had been signed long ago, in barbeque sauce if not in blood.

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  • Leaving aside her probable misuse of the word barbeque I suspect she means grill I don't know if I'm in a rut or not.

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  • Well, with due respect for my Texan and Tennessean amigos here, any true Alabama boy knows that a barbeque is by definition a pulled pork sandwich made in the vicinity of Bumin'ham in a shack and served with cold beer.

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  • Like Pennsylvania or Massachusetts. or any of those other places that are hard to spell where they dont know what barbeque is and drive badly.

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  • A deep-pit barbeque is held to give thanks for the sustenance provided by their animals.

    The cuisine of Puebla, cradle of corn

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  • They must have attended one of my family's picnics.

    June 15, 2010

  • "...Men and women both drank at the popular outdoor meal called a barbeque, 'an entertainment' that, as one traveler describes, 'generally ends in intoxication.'"
    —Sarah Hand Meacham, Every Home a Distillery: Alcohol, Gender, and Technology in the Colonial Chesapeake (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009), 18

    June 9, 2010