boil the ocean
boil someone in oil
suitable or recommended for boiling: a diet of vegetables, rice, and other boilable foods. (of sealed plastic bags or pouches) leakproof and immersible in boiling water so as to cook or heat the contents: dinner entrées in boilable bags that are slit open and emptied for serving.
noun Nicolas (nikɔlɑ). full name Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux. 1636–1711, French poet and critic; author of satires, epistles, and L’Art poétique (1674), in which he laid down the basic principles of French classical literature Historical Examples Some Diversions of a Man of Letters Edmund William Gosse Classic French Course in English William Cleaver Wilkinson The Stones of […]
Nicolas [nee-kaw-lah] /ni kɔˈlɑ/ (Show IPA), 1636–1711, French critic and poet.