Aboil meaning

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At a boil; boiling.
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In an excited or tumultuous state.
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Figuratively, heated up; excited. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]

In the drawing room, several conversations were aboil.

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In a boil; boiling. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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Figuratively, heated up; excited. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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In a boil; boiling. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]

In the kitchen several pots were aboil.

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Origin of aboil

  • a- (“in, on") +"Ž boil
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