cauldron
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkɔːl.dɹən/
Noun

cauldron (plural cauldrons)

  1. A large bowl-shaped pot used for boiling over an open flame.
    Synonyms: kettle
    • c. 1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Macbeth”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene i]:
      Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.
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