American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "boiled" in a sentence
"After they have boiled until tender and the water _boiled nearly out_, add pepper and salt, a tablespoonful of butter and a half a cup of cream; if you have not the cream add more butter."
"-- What may be termed high-class mashed potatoes are made by mashing up ordinary boiled potatoes with a little milk _previously boiled_, a little butter, and passing the whole through a wire sieve, when"
"Being once in town, with one son (then a little boy) and a clerk, while my family was in the country, I had during some weeks nothing but legs of mutton; first day, leg of mutton boiled or _roasted_; second, _cold_; third, _hashed_; then, leg of mutton _boiled_; and so on."