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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old French; bruller "to broil" from brosler "to burn" from Latin; ustulare "to scorch, singe"

possible influence from Germanic 'burn' words beginning in br-

Verb

Infinitive
to broil

Third person singular
-

Simple past
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Past participle
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Present participle
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to broil (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) to cook by direct, radiant heat
  2. (transitive) to expose to great heat
  3. (intransitive) to be exposed to great heat

Noun

Singular
broil

Plural
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broil ({{{1}}})
  1. food prepared by broiling

Etymology 2

Anglo-French broiller "mix up, confuse," from Old French brooillier

Verb

Infinitive
to broil

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to broil (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) to cause a rowdy disturbance; embroil
  2. (intransitive) (obsolete) to brawl

Noun

Singular
broil

Plural
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broil ({{{1}}})
  1. (obsolete) a brawl; a rowdy disturbance

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