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A pin of wood or metal for fastening meat to a spit, or for keeping it in form while roasting. Meat well stuck with skewers to make it look round. (swift)

Origin: Probably of Scand, origin; cf. Sw. & Dan. Skifer a slate. Cf. Shuver a fragment.

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The New Living Fossil

... and so far no living specimens have been recovered. According to the scientists, Laotians prefer to savor Laonastes roasted whole and served on a skewer.

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by David George
Tue Mar 21, 2006 12:57 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The New Living Fossil
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