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skewer

Chess a tactical manoeuvre in which an attacked man is made to move and expose another man to capture
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The old woman, seeming to forget Maggie's hunger, poked the skewer into the pot with new vigor, and the younger crept under the tent and reached out some platters and spoons.
Here, too, is the old silver skewer I've been wanting for years - they make the most charming paper-knives in the world - and this gold cigarette-case will just do for your smaller Sullivans.
If you were treated as you ought to be,' said Miss Wren, 'you'd be fed upon the skewers of cats' meat;--only the skewers, after the cats had had the meat.
If I do not tan thy hide this day as ne'er I tanned a calf's hide in all my life before, split my staff into skewers for lamb's flesh and call me no more brave man
A DOG wolfed down a chicken kebab on an 8in skewer - which weeks later was spotted jutting from its abdomen.
Meanwhile, skewer the beef pieces in a zigzag pattern.
Cabana's Spicy Malagueta Chicken is our best-selling dish - a sticky, spicy skewer marinated in Cabana's Part 1: Starter
Here's the trick: Insert the skewer in the areas that are darker and not as stretched out.
Thread a combination of two onions, two pieces of lamb, three or four pieces of pepper and two tomatoes and mushrooms onto a wooden skewer and place on a plate.
A 36-YEAR-OLD man from Larnaca was arrested on Friday after allegedly attacking and injuring a 48-year-old man with a souvla skewer.
2 Skewer three olives, four pieces of pepper and two pieces of chorizo on each skewer, alternating them.
If the skewer goes deep into the box, what does that signify?