The kettle was adamantly calling the pot black as Netanyahu accused Iran of doing all sorts of shady things with nuclear power.
At that point I half expected Emmanuel Radnitsky to appear with a pot and a kettle, and paint them both black.
The Nazi-hunting era that began with the thunder of a kettle drum at the Nuremberg trials in 1945 ended with a whimper in 2011.
Agnes was bending with red eyes over a kettle which was boiling on the fire.
Then strain the liquor through a sieve, and put it into a kettle or stew-pan.
The hot ascending current passes close by the metal sides of the kettle; while the cold descending current passes down the centre.
Cover the bottom of a large boiler or kettle with saw-dust or straw.
In the winter Snow-white lighted the fire, and put the kettle on, after scouring it, so that it resembled gold in brightness.
If the pot wants replenishing, do it with boiling water from a kettle.
And as Dick gracefully reminds me, the pot can't call the kettle black.
Old English cetil (Mercian), from Latin catillus "deep pan or dish for cooking," diminutive of catinus "bowl, dish, pot." A general Germanic borrowing (cf. Old Saxon ketel, Old Frisian zetel, Middle Dutch ketel, Old High German kezzil, German Kessel). Spelling with a -k- (c.1300) probably is from influence of Old Norse cognate ketill. The smaller sense of "tea-kettle" is attested by 1769.
A steep, bowl-shaped hollow in ground once covered by a glacier. Kettles are believed to form when a block of ice left by a glacier becomes covered by sediments and later melts, leaving a hollow. They are usually tens of meters deep and up to tens of kilometers in diameter and often contain surface water.
a large pot for cooking. The same Hebrew word (dud, "boiling") is rendered also "pot" (Ps. 81:6), "caldron" (2 Chr. 35:13), "basket" (Jer. 24:2). It was used for preparing the peace-offerings (1 Sam. 2:13, 14).