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English noun: spatchcock

1. spatchcock (food) flesh of a chicken (or game bird) split down the back and grilled (usually immediately after being killed)


Broader (hypernym)chicken, poulet, volaille


English verb: spatchcock

1. spatchcock (creation) prepare for eating if or as if a spatchcock


SamplesSpatchcock a guinea hen.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)devise, get up, machinate, organise, organize, prepare


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

2. spatchcock (creation) interpolate or insert (words) into a sentence or story


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)insert, slip in, sneak in, stick in









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