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Barʹbecue (3 syl.)

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A West Indian dish, consisting of a hog roasted whole, stuffed with spice, and basted with Madeira wine. Any animal roasted whole is so called.

“Oldfield, with more than harpy throat subdued,

Cries, ‘Send me, ye gods, a whole hog barbecued!ʹ”


Pope: Satires, ii. 25, 26.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Barăthron
Barb
Barb
Barbari
Barbarians
Barbarossa [Red-beard, similar to Rufus]
Barbary
Barbason
Barbazure (or Blue-Beard)
Barbe (Ste.)
Barbecue
Barbed Steed (a corruption of barded)
Barbel
Barbeliots
Barber
Barber Poet
Barber’s Pole
Barbican (The) or Barbacan
Barbier
Barcarole
Barcelona (A)

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