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The chips were at once crispy and soft a boasted a richness that probably wears off after a few hours out of the kettle.
Admission is free, and a variety of food vendors will offer hotdogs and hamburgers, BBQ corn and kettle corn, Italian ice and more.
In a distant corner of Scandinavia near the Russian border, wild reindeer graze in meadows, boreal forests frame waterways, and the midnight sun lights up kettle ponds.
The merchandise – from Calvin Klein scarves ($14.99) and Nine West handbags ($29.99) to five-ounce bags of kettle-style, avocado oil snack chips ($2.99) – is sourced by buyers who work exclusively on Backstage, not the full-line Macy’s operation.
Anderson worked in the delectable smoke rising from his giant kettle grill.
A Kölsch, a pale ale, a dry IPA, blonde ales, maybe even a nice kettle sour.
Weis, who took and passed an optional yearly police fitness test three times, was known to swing monster 53-pound kettle bells around during his workouts.
The kettle on one side heats the water to the optimal temperature, and the brewer on the other side makes the coffee and keeps it hot inside the insulated carafe.
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Origin and Etymology of kettle
Middle English ketel, from Old Norse ketill (akin to Old English cietel kettle), both from a prehistoric Germanic word borrowed from Latin catillus, diminutive of catinus bowl
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of kettle for English Language Learners
: a container used for heating or boiling liquid
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