Correction: As a commenter pointed out, this article originally implied the administration floated the vat tax proposal.
They have a vat of boiling oil, which is just about tipping to the brim and aimed at the merry intruders.
What happens when you mix Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, and a giant 100-gallon vat of ice cream?
[I]t is often implied that the trend of the vat is continuously upward.
Those who complain most about the vat generally oppose all tax increases no matter how large the budget deficit is.
One of the older men laughed aloud, and standing above a vat began raking in it, apparently, with a hooked pole.
I haf been thinking efer since vat in the vorldt he do all zat nonsence for.
Engi mar mtti fara upp dalinn me hest er hund, vat at var egar drepit.
Hilma, who had set down the copper can on top of the vat, turned about quickly.
As the guards lifted the unfortunate prisoner and threw him in the vat a great roar of fury went up from the circle of cells.
early 13c., southern variant (see V) of Old English fæt "container, vat," from Proto-Germanic *fatan (cf. Old Saxon, Old Norse fat, Old Frisian fet, Middle Dutch, Dutch vat, Old High German faz, German faß).