- boiling: Make the tea as soon as the water is aboil.
- in a state of excited activity: The street was aboil with Saturday shoppers.
Origin of aboil
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Arrived at the creek, they found the shallow sand bar between its mouth and the sea all aboil with confusion.The Bungalow Boys Along the Yukon
Dexter J. Forrester