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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ket·tle /ˈkɛtḷ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ket·tle n.  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid [syn:
      2: the quantity a kettle will hold [syn: kettleful]
      3: (geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results
         from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial
         deposits [syn: kettle hole]
      4: a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument
         with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension
         on it [syn: kettledrum, tympanum, tympani, timpani]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a large pot for cooking. The same Hebrew word (dud, "boiling")
    is rendered also "pot" (Ps. 81:6), "caldron" (2 Chr. 35:13),
    "basket" (Jer. 24:2). It was used for preparing the
    peace-offerings (1 Sam. 2:13, 14).