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1. to put a dish under a hot grill to brown the top surface rapidly
2. to dust a dessert with icing sugar and grill in the same way until the top has caramelised.
1.a mixture of egg yolk and water, brushed on pastry or other items to be baked, to give them a golden finished colour.
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