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.
This just puts us right back into the cauldron here, and we’re going to have another crisis in 90 days, it was more of a protest vote than anything else.
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.
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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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