What does the word cauldron mean?

Usage examples for cauldron

  1. Dainties fished up from another cauldron are strung along a line to dry, soft wool and shining silk, all in shades of grapes, of asters, of heliotropes, telling their manifest destiny. – The Tapestry Book by Helen Churchill Candee
  2. A pope sometimes appears to be thrust by devils into a cauldron; and cardinals are seen roasting on spits! – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  3. It was a mammoth cauldron here, seething, bubbling over with a million foreign lives. – His Family by Ernest Poole