1. Noun.  A localized accumulation of pus in the skin, resulting from infection.
  2. Noun.  The point at which fluid begins to change to a vapour.
  3. Noun.  A dish of boiled food, especially based on seafood.
  4. Noun.  The collective noun for a group of hawks.
  5. Verb.  (transitive) To heat (a liquid) to the point where it begins to turn into a gas.
  6. Verb.  (transitive) To cook in boiling water.
  7. Verb.  (intransitive) Of a liquid, to begin to turn into a gas, seethe.
  8. Verb.  (intransitive, informal) Said of weather being uncomfortably hot.
  9. Verb.  (intransitive, informal) To feel uncomfortably hot. See also seethe.

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