Meaning of BROIL in English


~ 1

■ verb N. Amer.

1》 cook (meat or fish) by exposure to direct heat.

2》 become very hot, especially from the sun.


ME: from OFr. bruler 'to burn', of unknown origin.


~ 2

■ noun archaic a quarrel or a commotion.


C16: from obs. ~ 'to muddle'; cf. em~ .

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