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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cabob \Ca*bob"\, n. [Hindi kab[=a]b] [Now more commonly spelled kabob.] 1. A small piece of mutton or other meat roasted on a skewer; -- so called in Turkey and Persia. [Also spelled kebab, kebob, or kabab.] [1913 Webster] 2. A leg of mutton roasted, stuffed with white herrings and sweet herbs. --Wright. [1913 Webster] shish cabob See shish kebob. [PJC]