Aboil

Adjective

  • Figuratively, heated up; excited. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]

    "In the drawing room, several conversations were aboil."

  • In a boil; boiling. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]

    "In the kitchen several pots were aboil."

Adverb

  • Figuratively, heated up; excited. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]

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