cauldron

UK [ˈkɔːldrən] / US [ˈkɔldrən] noun [countable]
Word forms "cauldron":
singular cauldron plural cauldrons
1) a large round metal container used for cooking over a fire

Cultural note:
In stories, cauldrons are traditionally used by witches to mix things together for their magic spells.
2) [usually singular] mainly journalism a dangerous or exciting situation where you cannot be sure what will happen next
a cauldron of emotions/suspicion/hatred etc:

The city had become a cauldron of lawlessness and unrest.


English dictionary. 2014.

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