skewer

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Meat on skewers
Bamboo skewers

Noun[edit]

skewer (plural skewers)

  1. A long pin, normally made of metal or wood, used to secure food during cooking.
  2. (chess) A scenario in which a piece attacks a more valuable piece which, if it moves aside, reveals a less valuable piece. Compare pin.W

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Verb[edit]

skewer (third-person singular simple present skewers, present participle skewering, simple past and past participle skewered)

  1. To impale on a skewer.
  2. (chess) To attack a piece which has a less valuable piece behind it.

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