Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of marmite.

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Examples

  • The French call them "marmites," meaning a large cooking pot or kettle.

    The Emma Gees

  • And I yarn of fur and feather when the 'marmites' are a-soaring,

    Rhymes of a Red Cross Man

  • Under this we place the "marmites," and all that I can see is one brown or black or wounded hand stretched out into the dim ring of light under the lamp, with a little tin mug held out for soup.

    My War Experiences in Two Continents

  • As soon as the train arrives I carry out one of my boiling "marmites" to the middle of the stone entrance and ladle out the soup, while a Belgian Sister takes round coffee and bread.

    My War Experiences in Two Continents

  • So then we begin to fill pots and take steaming "marmites" off the fire.

    My War Experiences in Two Continents

  • "marmites," we make coffee and soup for hundreds of men every day.

    My War Experiences in Two Continents

  • Aunts, uncles, cousins, the belle-mère and the beau-frère spilled out, arms curved around gigantic marmites or flattened beneath fruit tarts.

    Words in a French Life

  • When he died, around 1395, he was buried between his two successive wives, beneath a splendid tombstone, depicted wearing, armor, as befitted a man who had received land and a title from his king, and holding a shield that bore three marmites.46

    Savoring The Past

  • When he died, around 1395, he was buried between his two successive wives, beneath a splendid tombstone, depicted wearing, armor, as befitted a man who had received land and a title from his king, and holding a shield that bore three marmites.46

    Savoring The Past

  • A dozen marmites, in assorted sizes, are sold for 2 frs.

    The South of France—East Half

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