In Fatal Attraction, Glenn Close boiled a bunny because Michael Douglas disrespected her.
During a recent interview with Greta Van Susteren of Fox News, for instance, Rush Limbaugh boiled down the argument to its core.
Buffett in his action has boiled down the entire health-care debate to its most elemental: what is the cost of peace of mind?
In ‘non-cooking’ prisons they still sold raw macaroni but if you boiled water to cook it you were breaking the law.
Egg whites have all the essential amino acids and can be boiled and eaten on the go.
Mix two cupfuls of boiled rice with two cupfuls of milk and let stand over night in a cool place.
After the pot had boiled a while he called the children to come to supper with him.
It was instantly stripped of its feathers, pounded between stones, and boiled in a tin can which Everts had found.
There were boiled potatoes, too, and two quarts of strong tea.
This juice is boiled down to Sugar & clarified with very little trouble & is very good.
early 13c., from Old French bolir "boil, bubble up, ferment, gush" (12c., Modern French bouillir), from Latin bullire "to bubble, seethe," from PIE base *beu- "to swell" (see bull (n.2)). The native word is seethe. Figurative sense of "to agitate the feelings" is from 1640s.
I am impatient, and my blood boyls high. [Thomas Otway, "Alcibiades," 1675]Related: Boiled; boiling. Boiling point is recorded from 1773.
"hard tumor," altered from Middle English bile (Kentish bele), perhaps by association with the verb; from Old English byl, byle "boil, carbuncle," from West Germanic *buljon- "swelling" (cf. Old Frisian bele, Old High German bulia, German Beule). Perhaps ultimately from PIE root *bhel- (2) "to swell" (see bole), or from *beu- "to grow, swell" (see bull (n.2); also cf. boast). Cf. Old Irish bolach "pustule," Gothic ufbauljan "to puff up," Icelandic beyla "hump."
A painful, circumscribed pus-filled inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue usually caused by a local staphylococcal infection. Also called furuncle.
(rendered "botch" in Deut. 28:27, 35), an aggravated ulcer, as in the case of Hezekiah (2 Kings 20:7; Isa. 38:21) or of the Egyptians (Ex. 9:9, 10, 11; Deut. 28:27, 35). It designates the disease of Job (2:7), which was probably the black leprosy.