shish cabob

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cabob \Ca*bob"\, n. [Hindi kab[=a]b] [Now more commonly spelled
   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.
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