- IPA: /ˈkɔːl.dɹən/
cauldron (plural cauldrons)
- 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.
- French: chaudron
- German: Kessel
- Italian: calderone, pentolone, caldaia, paiolo
- Portuguese: caldeirão
- Russian: котёл
- Spanish: cacerola, caldera