Part of speech: noun

A large kettle.

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Usage examples "caldron":

  1. From the young hearts of my victims I draw the ingredients of the caldron in which I re- youth myself. - "The Last Days of Pompeii", Edward George Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. The mention of the great caldron and the swine which always renew their food is purely mythological. - "The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland", T. W. Rolleston.
  3. We looked with longing eyes down into the vapor- boiling caldron; we looked at the wide and lovely view of land and sea; we tried to realize our awful situation, munched our dry bread, and laughed at the monstrous demands of the vagabonds about us for money, and then turned and went down quicker than we came up. - "Saunterings", Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009.