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coffee maker

Also, coffeemaker. an apparatus for brewing coffee; coffeepot.
a person or company that blends, roasts, or brews coffee.
Origin of coffee maker
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The coffee-maker dropped them into the spoon, for which he had raked out a hole in the ashes.

  • He would usually watch the coffee-maker with bright, interested eyes.

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  • The coffee on the fire came to the boil, the coffee-maker poured it back into the original pot, which he again set on the ashes.

  • The coffee on the fire boiled up; we straightened ourselves in expectation as the coffee-maker reached out his hand.

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