carbonado

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carbonado

Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun) A piece of scored and broiled fish, fowl, or meat.
  2. (verb-transitive) To score and broil (fish, fowl, or meat).
  3. (verb-transitive) To slice or cut.
  4. (noun) A form of opaque or dark-colored diamond used for drills. Also called black diamond.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Also known as carbonado, the black diamond is the oldest, toughest and rarest diamond found only in Brazil and Africa. - WebWire | Recent Headlines
  2. We handed in our second 3000 word essay On carbonado diamonds in my case pretty much on the last day of term. - Snell-Pym » Stress
  3. The new data support earlier research by Haggerty showing that carbonado diamonds formed in stellar supernovae explosions. - January 9th, 2007
  4. If he do come in my way, so: if he do not, if I come in his willingly, let him make a carbonado of me. - The first part of King Henry the Fourth
  5. No man in England durst say so much — I would flay him, carbonado him! - The Adventures of Roderick Random

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