[ US /ˈbɔɪɫd/ ]
[ UK /bˈɔ‍ɪld/ ]
  1. cooked in hot water
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How To Use boiled In A Sentence

  • I do not of course mean, Heaven forbid! that people should try to converse seriously; that results in the worst kind of dreariness, in feeling, as Stevenson said, that one has the brain of a sheep and the eyes of a boiled codfish. From a College Window
  • Creamy onion sauce slathered over lightly boiled eggs.
  • The smoothly boiled porridge, with its accompaniment of thick yellow cream; the new-laid eggs; the grilled trout, fresh from the stream; the freshly baked "baps" and "scones," the crisp rolls of oatcake; and last, but not least, the delectable, home-made marmalade, which is as much a part of the meal as the coffee itself. Big Game A Story for Girls
  • The meat is divided evenly and boiled in a stew.
  • Tightly woven wool, wool melton, felted or boiled wool, leather and suede along with faux leather and suede all can be clipped, snipped, slashed or punched without fraying.
  • Do you want a boiled egg for breakfast?
  • For the Schlachtfest, Stralsunders gathered in hundreds, the women in their dirndls and men in old-fashioned suits, gobbling pig knuckle, leberwurst, knockwurst, dozens of waxy, greasy boiled potatoes, and of course, blutwurst. Blood Lite II: Overbite
  • The best way of getting pulses down my gullet is with dhal, in which split peas are completely melted, boiled with curry powder, garlic, chili, and then topped off with cumin seeds and garlic fried to a crisp which both add that magical aroma. Pinto beans, three ways | Homesick Texan
  • And yet ever so simple, just hard-boiled eggs soaked overnight in beet juice. Archive 2005-03-01
  • King Edwards, for example are a dry floury potato that will disintegrate around the edges when boiled, so makes excellent mash, roast and chips.
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