Definitions for cauldronˈkɔl drən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caldron, cauldron(noun)

    a very large pot that is used for boiling

Wiktionary

  1. cauldron(Noun)

    A large bowl-shaped pot used for boiling over an open flame.

  2. Origin: from caudron ( chaudron), itself from calidarium, from calidus.

Freebase

  1. Cauldron

    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

  1. Cauldron

    Caldron, kawl′dron, n. a large kettle for boiling or heating liquids. [O. Fr. caudron—L. caldariumcalidus, hot—calēre, to be hot.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cauldron in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cauldron in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Double, double toil and trouble Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.

  2. William Shakespeare, "Macbeth", Act 4 scene 1:

    Double, double toil and trouble;
    Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.

  3. Gustave Flaubert, "Madame Bovary":

    Human speech is a cracked cauldron on which we knock out tunes for dancing bears, when we wish to conjure pity from the stars.

  4. Philip Jennings:

    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.

  5. Gustave Flaubert, "Madame Bovary", ch. 12:

    ...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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