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: one that broils
: a bird fit for broiling
: a chicken that is younger and smaller than a roaster
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14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: a part of an oven that becomes very hot and that food is placed under to be broiled
: a young chicken that is suitable for broiling
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: a young chicken suitable for broiling
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