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spit

(spĭt) [AS. spittan]
1. Saliva.
2. To expectorate spittle.
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But there's more to great barbecue than what is basted on a rotating spit.
Apart from offering the doner meat, sliced from the traditional rotating spit (and this was a novelty back then, remember), they cooked little meatballs called sheftalia, and it was these that I remember with almost Proustian clarity.
The beef is charred, sliced off a rotating spit, layered into a fresh pita, topped with slices of tomato and sweet onion, and sprinkled with salt and sumac, the tart, ubiquitous spice of the Middle East.

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