• WordNet 3.6
    • n broiler an oven or part of a stove used for broiling
    • n broiler flesh of a small young chicken not over 2 1/2 lb suitable for broiling
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Broiler A chicken or other bird fit for broiling.
    • Broiler A gridiron or other utensil used in broiling, or the compartment in a stove where such a utensil is located.
    • Broiler One who broils, or cooks by broiling.
    • n Broiler One who excites broils; one who engages in or promotes noisy quarrels. "What doth he but turn broiler , . . . make new libels against the church?"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n broiler One who or that which broils; any device for broiling meats or fish.
    • n broiler A chicken fit for broiling.
    • n broiler A hot day. See broiling.
    • n broiler One who excites broils or promotes quarrels.
    • n broiler In railroading, a parlor-car fitted with a grill kitchen or a kitchen in which broiling of chops, etc., can be done without the more elaborate cooking of a dining-car; a grill-room car.
    • n broiler An attachment to a gas-stove, or a special gas-stove, adapted to broiling meat or fish. Two types are in use, the horizontal broiler in which the steak or fish to be broiled is laid on a grid under a broad flat gas-flame; and the vertical broiler in which the steak is placed in a hinged grid on edge between two sheets of metal kept red hot by gas-flames.
    • n broiler In printing, said of the fault of a sheet of paper which shows on its surface the creasing marks of broken fibers.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Broiler one who stirs up broils
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. brouiller, to trouble.


In literature:

This makes the preparation of the plant for the broiler a rather unpleasant task.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Have the steak cut three-quarters of an inch thick; place in a wire broiler; put over the coals and cover with a baking-pan.
"Health on the Farm" by H. F. Harris
Git one of them lemons out of the box and the wire broiler and a stew-pan.
"Shawn of Skarrow" by James Tandy Ellis
Any prowling broiler might bunch in and take a fancy to this pitch.
"Colorado Jim" by George Goodchild
Many people prefer to broil a steak on a broiler.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
Kichibei, the eel-broiler, on finding this out, thought he would charge his stingy neighbor for the smell of his eels.
"Japanese Fairy World" by William Elliot Griffis
Coffee or tea can, cup, stew or fry pan, with cover, one broiler two handles.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
Don't stare, George; put back the broiler.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
Then I gave my "broiler" a spin which wound up the line.
"A Mountain Boyhood" by Joe Mills
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius

In news:

MICHAEL DeMOCKER/The Times-Picayune The oldest existing Bud's Broiler is slated to reopen April 20.
Billy Wright stood smoking a Marlboro inside Bud's Broiler a few weeks ago, chuckling at the New Orleanians who drive by the empty City Park Avenue burger joint.
Apples stuffed with oatmeal and brown sugar spend a few minutes under the broiler to create a delicious oatmeal brûlée.
Charco Broiler serves best steaks in Fort Collins.
Cheesy mashed potatoes and a petite sirloin strip at the Charco Broiler.
FORT COLLINS —The Charco Broiler is not in Old Town.
Put under broiler briefly, till cheese is slightly melted.
Preheat the broiler, Combine tomatoes, onion, red pepper and olives in a medium bowl.
Shish Kebab may be broiled indoors in an oven broiler, or outdoors on a grill.
Just fifteen minutes under the broiler produces a dish worthy of linen tablecloths.
A quickly roasted (under the broiler) leg of lamb is a frequent dinner at my boyfriend's parents house.
In addition to the chicharrones, he has two other melted cheese dishes on his menu: queso fundido, a mixture of Monterey Jack and Muenster that he puts under a broiler until it's gooey and caramelized, then serves with warm tortillas.
Pining for pies at Bud's Broiler.
A fried peach pie, dusted with powdered sugar, from Bud's Broiler.
Avanti Digital Convection Toaster Oven /Broiler TD-25 Review.