caldron caldron

Definition(s):

  • (n) a very large pot that is used for boiling

Usage(s):

  1. Often the caldron provides warmth and humidity: sometimes it also supplies a nectar to keep the prisoner pollinating for as long as 100 hours.
  2. But right now Mexico is a boiling caldron of dissatisfaction.

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Quotes

  1. "He said he was looking forward, after being in the caldron of Real Madrid and other places, to a little bit less pressure, a little more privacy," Gulati said. "It didn't quite work out that way, I guess."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sunil Gulati Source: American Chronicle

  2. "The opportunity now is to expand the Games to new continents," Lula told the panel in his presentation. "Light the caldron in a tropical country, in the most beautiful of cities. Send a powerful message to the world that the Olympic Games...
    on Oct 2, 2009 By: Lula da Silva Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. If US troops leave Iraq too early, it could become a "caldron of chaos, which would embolden" the Sunni, Shiite and other extremists who are now trying to tear the country apart, Bush said.
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: President Bush Source: eMilitary.org

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