Baste vs Broil - What's the difference?

baste | broil |


As nouns the difference between baste and broil

is that baste is while broil is food prepared by broiling or broil can be (archaic) a brawl; a rowdy disturbance.

As a verb broil is

to cook by direct, radiant heat or broil can be to cause a rowdy disturbance; embroil.

baste

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Verb

(bast)
  • To sew with long or loose stitches, as for temporary use, or in preparation for gathering the fabric.
  • * {{quote-news, year=1991, date=June 14, author=J.F. Pirro, title=Custom Work, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=He bastes the coat together with thick white thread almost like string, using stitches big enough to be ripped out easily later. }}

    Etymology 2

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    Verb

    (bast)
  • To sprinkle flour and salt and drip butter or fat on, as on meat in roasting.
  • (by extension) To coat over something
  • * {{quote-news, year=2001, date=April 20, author=Peter Margasak, title=Almost Famous, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=Ice Cold Daydream" bastes the bayou funk of the Meters in swirling psychedelia, while "Sweet Thang," a swampy blues cowritten with his dad, sounds like something from Dr. John's "Night Tripper" phase. }}
  • To mark (sheep, etc.) with tar.
  • Etymology 3

    Perhaps from the cookery sense of baste or from some Scandinavian source. Compare (etyl) (whence (etyl) ). Compare also (etyl) and (etyl)

    Verb

    (bast)
  • To beat with a stick; to cudgel.
  • * Samuel Pepys
  • One man was basted by the keeper for carrying some people over on his back through the waters.

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    broil

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) broillen, . (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cook by direct, radiant heat.
  • To expose to great heat.
  • To be exposed to great heat.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Food prepared by broiling.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to cause a rowdy disturbance; embroil
  • (obsolete) to brawl
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) A brawl; a rowdy disturbance.
  • * 1819 , , Otho the Great , Act I, verses 1-2
  • So, I am safe emerged from these broils ! / Amid the wreck of thousands I am whole
  • * Burke
  • I will own that there is a haughtiness and fierceness in human nature which will which will cause innumerable broils , place men in what situation you please.
  • * 1840 , Robert Chambers, ?William Chambers, Chambers's Edinburgh Journal (volume 8, page 382)
  • Since the provinces declared their independence, broils and squabblings of one sort and another have greatly retarded the advancement which they might otherwise have made.

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