Skew"er (?), n. [Probably of Scand, origin; cf. Sw. & Dan. skifer a slate. Cf. Shuver a fragment.]

A pin of wood or metal for fastening meat to a spit, or for keeping it in form while roasting.

Meat well stuck with skewers to make it look round. Swift.


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Skew"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Skewered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Skewering.]

To fasten with skewers.


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