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spitchcock

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Noun
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spitch=cock

CIDE DICTIONARY

spitchcockv. t. [1st spit + cock.].
     To split (as an eel) lengthwise, and broil it, or fry it in hot fat.  [1913 Webster]
spitchcockn. 
     An eel split and broiled.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

spitchcock, n. & v.
--n. an eel split and broiled.
--v.tr. prepare (an eel, fish, bird, etc.) in this way.

Etymology
16th c.: orig. unkn.: cf. SPATCHCOCK

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