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Cabob \Ca*bob"\, n. [Hindi kab[=a]b] [Now more commonly spelled kabob.]

  1. A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; -- so called in Turkey and Persia. [Also spelled kebab, kebob, or kabab.]

  2. A leg of mutton roasted, stuffed with white herrings and sweet herbs.

    shish cabob See shish kebob.


Cabob \Ca*bob"\, v. t. [Now more commonly spelled kabob.] To roast, as a cabob.
--Sir. T. Herbert.


n. (obsolete form of kebab English) vb. (obsolete form of kebab English)

Usage examples of "cabob".

He preached of hell and he preached of salvation, but most of all he preached of the magic prayer cloth that would answer problems, and when treated with the magic blue juice, would cure the gout, rheumsey, cabob disorder, and lung cancer.