Cal"dron (?), n. [OE. caldron, caudron, caudroun, OF. caudron, chauderon, F. chaudron, an aug. of F. chaudiere, LL. caldaria, fr. L. caldarius suitable for warming, fr. caldus, calidus, warm, fr. calere to be warm; cf. Skr. ssra to boil. Cf. Chaldron, Calaric, Caudle.]

A large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron. [Written also cauldron.]

"Caldrons of boiling oil."



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