What does cauldron mean?

Definitions for cauldronˈkɔl drən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cauldron.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. caldron, cauldron(noun)

    a very large pot that is used for boiling


  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.


  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.]


  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. Lindsey Graham:

    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.

  5. 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.

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