grill

grill
[[t]grɪl[/t]]
n.
1) an apparatus topped by a grated metal framework for cooking food over direct heat, as a gas or charcoal fire
2) coo a metal grate for broiling food over a fire; gridiron
3) coo a dish of grilled meat, fish, vegetables, etc
5) phi a group of small pyramidal marks, embossed or impressed in parallel rows on certain postage stamps to prevent erasure of cancellation marks
6) coo to broil on a grill
7) to subject to severe and persistent cross-examination or questioning
8) to torment with heat
9) to mark with a series of parallel bars like those of a grill
Etymology: 1660–70; < F gril gridiron « L crātīculum, dim. of crātis wickerwork, hurdle. Cf. grille grill′er, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Grill — Sm std. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. grill, dieses aus frz. grille f. Rost , aus afrz. greïlle, graïlle, aus l. crātīcula f. kleiner Rost , einem Diminutivum zu l. crātis f. Flechtwerk , dessen germanische Verwandtschaft unter Hürde… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • grill — (n.) gridiron, 1680s, from Fr. gril, from O.Fr. greil, alteration of graille grill, frating, railings, fencing, from L. craticula gridiron, small griddle, dim. of cratis wickerwork, perhaps from PIE *kert to turn, entwine. The verb meaning to… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • grill — grill, grille In BrE a grill is a device for cooking food, and the food itself. A grille is a metal grid protecting the radiator of a motor vehicle; this too is sometimes spelt grill …   Modern English usage

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