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  • n. Plural form of cauldron.


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  • River and mountain have their traditions of spectres and transformations; giant "cauldrons" resound in the mountains, and monumental stones are erected over warriors, who "buckled on their belts," and fell in single combat.

    Strife and Peace

  • Valley of Death - Journeying across the Siberian taiga in search of the strange "cauldrons" said to have been left by alien visitors - or ancient demons. Paranormal Phenomena

  • Some "atrophy," as she put it, and head for more low-key destinations, but many stick around, "because despite all of the pressure, and the cost of real estate, it is still one of the greatest cauldrons of people alive."

    Stretching Out for Art

  • The blacks were not outraged from the standpoint of cleanliness; they often took baths in the cauldrons themselves.

    Chapter 7

  • Men in one line, women and children in another, they wait their turn to access one of the giant cauldrons in the kitchen, where rice donated by the people of Mogadishu is doled out into their pots, or sometimes simply into a plastic bag.

    Displaced Somalis Face Overcrowding at Refugee Camps

  • Inside, volunteers man two huge iron cauldrons, scooping out a ladle of boiled white rice into each container.

    Mogadishu Offers Little Comfort to Somalis Arriving From Famine

  • Its restaurants specialize in Mongolian hot pot, in which diners dip meat and vegetables in communal cauldrons of bubbling broth.

    Yum Offers to Buy Chinese Restaurant Chain

  • But in this city best known for images of broomsticks and bubbling cauldrons, most people want to engage the witches, who worship both gods and goddesses in pagan rites that include casting spells and connecting with ancestral spirits.

    Christians, Pagans Compete (Gently) For Salem's Souls

  • On the way out we couldn't resist picking up some freshly made vegetable and pork soup $1 from a stall that had about a dozen cauldrons of steaming broth.

    Diya Luke: A Minor Diversion: Hunting Dinner At A Chiang Mai Market

  • They stir their cauldrons and hide behind masks of patriotism and use the tenets of The Constitution as weapons to divide and conquer, advancing personal agendas and beating down those they deem "different."

    Martin Maidenberg: Defying Gravitas -- Season of the Witch


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