cauldron

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a very large pot that is used for boiling

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She set on every dish; and I always saw in her face, a face rising out of the caldron. Years afterwards, I made a dreadful likeness of that woman, by causing a face that had no other natural resemblance to it than it derived from flowing hair, to pass behind a bowl of flaming spirits in a dark room.
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.
When a son takes a father into his warm heart it renews the old man's youth in a better way than by the heat of Medea's magic caldron. And this was what Theseus resolved to do.
In the making of steel, a chemical analysis is made of each caldron of molten pig-iron, when it starts on its way to be refined, and this analysis is sent by telephone to the steelmaker, so that he will know exactly how each potful is to be handled.
The alum proved to be of good quality, and the location was ideal, with a nearby port and abundant wood for kilns and caldrons. Best of all, Tolfa was not just in Christian territory but in the pope's own secular domain.
Witchcraft for Holly has little to do with broomsticks, black hats and bubbling caldrons.
Every day, picnickers hover over steaming caldrons of stew and grilled meats as accordion music fills the air.
Already, the sweltering, teeming refugee camps along the frontier are fast becoming caldrons of anti-Alawite feelings."
The butcher would boil 20- pound tetes de veau in huge iron caldrons and serve his clients big, messy sandwiches filled with bits of cheek, skin, fat, gristle, tongue and brains covered in a white vinaigrette gribiche sauce.
"One of the most famous scenes in Macbeth, the witches and caldrons scene, that's actually Thomas Middleton inspired from his play The Witch."
The identity of this semi-nomadic Roma group is based on the ancient craft of its menfolk: producing and repairing pots, pans and caldrons. For centuries, these smiths have scattered in ones or twos in Bulgarian villages to practice this craft, and they get together rarely for events like the St.
With the power source for entire building directly below, and the refrigeration system in the back of the building, the store's designers turned to an unconventional layout that puts produce at back of the store.As one enters, instead of fresh fruit and vegetables, hot soup beckons from caldrons nearby.
Next this material is used for heat-resistant components of caldrons with high service temperature and low mechanical stress.(Olson, 2000).
"Is it not time," she asks rhetorically, "that civilization should learn to demand somewhat more care and nicety in the modes of preparing what is to be cooked and eaten?" The frying pan, she adds, "has awful sins to answer for," expostulating "What untold horrors of dyspepsia have arisen from its smoky depths, like the ghosts from witches' caldrons!"