Usage examples for boiling

  1. It will be boiling by this time." – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  2. We'll get it to boiling in a minute, and..." – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  3. After boiling half an hour, remove one- third the water, and fill up with fresh boiling water, and keep covered until done. – Cookery for Little Girls by Olive Hyde Foster
  4. I was just about to call your attention to the kettle, which is boiling over. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  5. Davy was still boiling over this. – Anne Of The Island by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  6. Mrs. Petley came down to find her kitchen in the possession of two grave silent Chinamen who had lighted the fire and were boiling water for tea. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  7. I have no knife or plate or cup; and I prefer a glass of boiling water to tea. – A Diary Without Dates by Enid Bagnold
  8. The water rushed past the stern, boiling and singing on its way. – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  9. Just you wait till I gets the water boiling. – Six Plays by Florence Henrietta Darwin
  10. Without boiling water or a hot iron it was impossible to clear the pumps. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  11. Fish should not be put in to fry until the fat is boiling hot; it is very necessary to observe this. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  12. She had gone into the house by the back kitchen door, leaving it open, and he heard her speaking to the girl about the water being 'really boiling. – The House of Souls by Arthur Machen
  13. Cora was indignant to the boiling- point. – The Henchman by Mark Lee Luther
  14. We had to leave our boiling coffee behind us- one of the greatest hardships I have ever known. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  15. He folded his arms and looked mutely toward the boiling lake. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  16. While they were boiling Tom went off once more, and found some wild strawberries. – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  17. For a moment the hunchback and the steer passed out of sight in the boiling eddy, then they reached the open, went through it, and struck up- stream for the ferry landing. – Dwellers in the Hills by Melville Davisson Post
  18. The real significance of the expression is of course that it seems to take so long for the water to boil that we become impatient while watching and it looks to us as though the boiling process would really never occur. – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  19. It's always seemed such an awful thing to be left in- like boiling oil. – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  20. Go back, and when they are ready to throw you in the cauldron, do you run boldly and leap yourself into the boiling water. – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome