There are 2 definitions of broil in English:

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Pronunciation: /brɔɪl
 
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verb

[with object] North American

Origin

late Middle English (also in the sense 'burn, char'): from Old French bruler 'to burn', of unknown origin.

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There are 2 definitions of broil in English:

broil2

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Pronunciation: /brɔɪl
 
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noun

archaic
  • A quarrel or commotion: the dark interior was a broil of fighting men
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    • The recent broil over Baraka's recital of the poem ‘Somebody Blew Up America’ has only served to intensify the poet's controversial status.
    • An ensuing exchange with the woman's male partner, and Dix quickly gets into a broil.
    • When Cleopatra speaks for the first time, she too wants to assert her own role as an evil woman in this broil, but her serving women, Charmion and Eras, refuse to allow her an easy passage to her proposed death.

Origin

early 16th century: from obsolete broil 'to muddle'. Compare with embroil.

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