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stone boiling

noun
  1. a primitive method of boiling liquid with heated stones
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Historical Examples

  • Stone-boiling is also employed in this part of the group in cooking vegetables and fish.

    The Solomon Islands and Their Natives

    H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy