boiled etymology

English word boiled comes from English boiler

Detailed word origin of boiled

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boiler English (eng) (UK, informal) A tough old chicken only suitable for cooking by boiling.. A device consisting of a heat source and a tank for storing hot water, typically for space heating, domestic hot water etc., disregarding the source of heat.. A kitchen vessel for steaming, boiling or heating food.. A steam boiler.. A sunken reef, especially a coral reef, on which the sea breaks heavily.. An apparatus [...]
boiled English (eng) (colloquial) Angry.. (colloquial) Drunk.. (of water) Having reached the boiling point.. Cooked in boiling water.

Words with the same origin as boiled

Descendants of boiler
boil boiling