Definitions for cauldronˈkɔl drən
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a very large pot that is used for boiling
A large bowl-shaped pot used for boiling over an open flame.
Origin: from caudron ( chaudron), itself from calidarium, from calidus.
A cauldron is a large metal pot for cooking and/or boiling over an open fire, with a large mouth and frequently with an arc-shaped hanger.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Double, double toil and trouble Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.
Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.
Human speech is a cracked cauldron on which we knock out tunes for dancing bears, when we wish to conjure pity from the stars.
...exaggerated turns of speech conceal mediocre affections: as if the fulness of the soul might not sometimes overflow in the emptiest of metaphors, since no one, ever, can give the exact measurements of his needs, nor of his conceptions, nor of his sufferings, and the human word is like a cracked cauldron upon which we beat out melodies fit for making bears dance when we are trying to move the stars to pity.
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Translations for cauldron
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- котел, казанBulgarian
- caldera, calderCatalan, Valencian
- cacerola, calderaSpanish
- coireScottish Gaelic
- caldaia, calderone, pentoloneItalian
- казан, котелMacedonian
- казан, котёлRussian
- cadhàrgiu, lapia, cradaxu, labija, caddàrgiu, cardazu, cradhaxu, cadharzu, cadràgiu, labia, cadraxuSardinian
- котао, kotaoSerbo-Croatian
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