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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bar’becue (3 syl.).
 
A West Indian dish, consisting of a hog roasted whole, stuffed with spice, and basted with Madeira wine. Any animal roasted whole is so called.   1
       
“Oldfield, with more than harpy throat subdued,
Cries, ‘Send me, ye gods, a whole hog barbecued!’”
       
Pope: Satires, ii. 25, 26.
 


 Barbe (Ste.).Barbed Steed (a corruption of barded). 

 
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