from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To split an eel along the back and then broil it.
  • n. Eel prepared by spitchcocking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An eel split and broiled.
  • transitive v. To split (as an eel) lengthwise, and broil it, or fry it in hot fat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To split (an eel) lengthwise and broil it.
  • n. An eel split and broiled.


16th Century. Possibly a corruption of split + cook. (Wiktionary)



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    January 22, 2009

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