from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of cauldron.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of cauldron.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron. [Written also cauldron.]

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A very large kettle or boiler. Also spelled cauldron.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a very large pot that is used for boiling


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  • Below one side of the caldron was a circular stone basin from which ran a polished stone trough.

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  • "I'm here to tell you that one of the most fundamental pillars of what we see going on in our communities, this combustible caldron of genocide and death, is this war on drugs," said Ron Daniels, CEO of the Institute of the Black World, which held the forum at which Rev.

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  • In the meantime Davis had started a fire and filled a caldron with potatoes.


  • A vague sound came to our ears, like the bubbling of a gigantic caldron a long way off, and Hartman said it was machine-guns and automatic rifles.

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  • No more bombs fell from the windows, the last pedestrians seemed to have vanished from the streets, and our immediate quietude grew more profound; though the gigantic caldron continued to bubble in the distance, dull roars of explosions came to us from all directions, and the smoke-pillars were towering more ominously in the heavens.

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  • In this caldron of intrigue we have a huge American expenditure in treasure and blood aimed at keeping Afghanistan in our camp, so to speak.

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  • The cloud-mussed sky turned to a vague copper colour, and seemed to glow as the inside of a huge heated caldron.


  • It's "The Descent," from 2008, a 11½-by-5-foot porcelain caldron filled with hundreds of tiny human forms being pulled into a wormhole i.e., hell.

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