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Category:Kettle

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Ket"tle, n. Etym: [OE. ketel; cf. AS. cetel, cetil, cytel; akin to D. kjedel, G. kessel, OHG. chezzil, Icel. ketill, SW. kittel, Dan. kjedel, Goth. katils; all perh. fr. L. catillus, dim. of catinus a deep vessel, bowl; but cf. also OHG. chezzi kettle, Icel. kati small ship.]

Defn: A metallic vessel, with a wide mouth, often without a cover, used for heating and boiling water or other liguids. Kettle pins, ninepins; skittles. [Obs.] Shelton.
-- Kettle stitch (Bookbinding), the stitch made in sewing at the head and tail of a book. Knight.


---excerpt from the Illustrated Bible Dictionary

Kettle - A large pot for cooking. The same Hebrew word (dud, "boiling") is rendered also "pot" (Psalms 81:6), "caldron" (2 Chronicles 35:13), "basket" (Jeremiah 24:2). It was used for preparing the peace-offerings (1 Samuel 2:13, 1 Samuel 2:14).

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