In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They've been flooded with supplies: pies and cakes, bottles of vodka, huge cauldrons of soup.
- The famous Llyn Fawr hoard, found during reservoir construction in the Mid South Wales Valleys in 1911 and 1913, contained two complete bronze cauldrons.
- A man with a metal detector unearthed a cauldron thought to date back to 50BC.
- Standing before her bubbling cauldron, the Crone raised her ancient hands and summoned yet another lower-level demon.
- A unique aspect of this tomb was that it contained the largest group of fragmentary handmade tripod cauldrons in the Early Iron Age cemetery at Torone.
- A later warrior grave contained a bronze cauldron and a set of iron weapons.
- They would mix strange and foul liquids producing gold using caldrons with fake bottoms, or chunks of minerals or charcoal containing small amounts of gold.
- Curzon sat in his room, absently stirring a cauldron with a long metal spoon.
- Inside was a fire with a huge iron cauldron on it.
- Outside burned a fire over which hung an iron cauldron, ready simmering.
- Mother boiled cauldrons of red sugar water daily and filled a motley collection of feeders which were suspended at various locations around the yard.
- One of the more remarkable pieces in the collection is a large urali or metal cauldron of over one metre in diameter.
- The ingredients were placed in a large cauldron and cooked over a slow fire for a whole afternoon until it turned into a pot of delicious soup.
- I set and lit our fire, and filled our small cauldron with water.
- A simmering stew sat in a large cauldron over an open fire; the smell alone made Jack's mouth water.
- A large cauldron or cooking pot set or suspended above an open fire was in general use.
- On and around them are all sorts of spits, racks, trivets, pans, kettles, cauldrons and hot plates, all fashioned out of black cast iron.
- In the days ahead we'll take turns stirring steaming cauldrons over the camp fire.
- A French table is likely to have on it a cauldron of vegetable soup, complete with carrots and chard and tiny pasta shapes such as macaroni.
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