kettle

Part of speech: noun

A metallic vessel for stewing or boiling.

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Usage examples "kettle":

  1. Why, this isn't even our kettle; look at this lid. - "The Garies and Their Friends", Frank J. Webb.
  2. She looked for some coffee in the cupboard, and put on a kettle, after which she sat down on the floor by Hawtrey's side. - "Masters of the Wheat-Lands", Harold Bindloss.
  3. Now that's a funny kettle of fish, isn't it? - "The Spy in Black", J. Storer Clouston.