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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Caldron, kawl′dron, n. a large kettle for boiling or heating liquids. [O. Fr. caudron—L. caldarium—calidus, hot—calēre, to be hot.]
The numerical value of cauldron in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of cauldron in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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.
Imagine working in a shoe manufacturer in Vietnam or a clothing factory in Bangladesh when it is 35 degrees Celsius, governments and employers have to take this issue of the cauldron of a warming planet seriously and develop some effective policy responses and practical measures to protect workers.
It was about an hour before it happened, I was already in the stadium, i wasn't expecting it. I know that when they did polls there were a lot of appeals for Vanderlei to light the cauldron. I gave interviews to Brazilian and foreign media, they had raised the idea abroad, but I never thought it was a possibility. I never thought I could be that person.
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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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