• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cabob A leg of mutton roasted, stuffed with white herrings and sweet herbs.
    • Cabob A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; -- so called in Turkey and Persia.
    • v. t Cabob To roast, as a cabob.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cabob An Oriental dish consisting of small pieces of beef or mutton, seasoned with pepper, salt, ginger, etc., and basted with oil and garlic while being roasted on a skewer or spit, sweet herbs being sometimes placed between the pieces.
    • n cabob An Anglo-Indian name for roast meat in general.
    • n cabob A leg of mutton stuffed with white herrings and sweet herbs.
    • n cabob Also spelled kabab, cobob.
    • cabob To make cabob of; roast, as a leg of mutton, with savory herbs, spices, etc., at a quick fire. Also spelled kabab, cobob.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cabob ka-bob′ an Oriental dish of pieces of meat roasted with herbs: roast meat generally in India.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hindi kabāb,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ar. kabāb.


In literature:

She managed better with old Mr. Cabob, who had certainly received many of Mrs. Carbuncle's smiles, and who was very rich.
"The Eustace Diamonds" by Anthony Trollope

In science:

Cabob: A fast optimal algorithm for combinatorial auctions.