What is another word for cauldron?

Pronunciation: [kˈɔːldɹən] (IPA)

A cauldron is often associated with witches and magic spells, but this common household item has various synonyms depending on its size and purpose. For instance, a small cauldron can be referred to as a pot, kettle, or boiler. Meanwhile, a larger cauldron is sometimes called a vat, caldron, or tub. In the culinary world, a cauldron can also be known as a stewpot, stockpot, or crockpot. In ancient times, a cauldron was used to heat liquids, but it also had symbolic meaning for various cultures. As such, terms like crucible, vessel, and receptacle can also be used to describe this versatile container.

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      pot.
  • Other Related

    • Noun, singular or mass
      vat.

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Usage examples for Cauldron

Alison glanced into the improvised cauldron and saw to her astonishment what looked like a mass of bedraggled fowls.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss
There were no buildings to be seen; a vast wall of darkness surrounded him and ever and again, out of the heart of it, a great cauldron of fire flamed and by the side of it there were wild, agitated faces-and again darkness.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole
Whatever the chance contributions that fell into the slow cauldron of their talk, they made the gruel thick and slab with dollars.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes

Famous quotes with Cauldron

  • I've always worked a bit like a cook in a big restaurant, where you've got lots and lots of things laid out and you go and look into one cauldron and you look into the other and you see what's coming to the boil.
    Peter Brook
  • Injustice boils in men's hearts as does steel in its cauldron, ready to pour forth, white hot, in the fullness of time.
    Mary Harris Jones
  • America is not a melting pot. It is a sizzling cauldron.
    Barbara Mikulski
  • Human speech is a cracked cauldron on which we knock out tunes for dancing bears, when we wish to conjure pity from the stars.
    Gustave Flaubert
  • Double, double toil and trouble Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.
    William Shakespeare

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