Meaning of skewer

skew•er

Pronunciation: (sky'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a long pin of wood or metal for inserting through meat or other food to hold or bind it in cooking.
  2. any similar pin for fastening or holding an item in place.
—v.t.
  1. to fasten with or as if with a skewer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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