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teakettle

[tee-ket-l] /ˈtiˌkɛt l/
noun
1.
a portable kettle with a cover, spout, and handle, used for boiling water.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; tea + kettle
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Examples from the web for teakettle
  • Stow a small microwave oven, hot plate and electric teakettle for use at campgrounds with electric service.
  • Coffee is available in the lobby, and each room has a teakettle and supplies.
  • Pour a teakettle full of boiling water down the drain to clear it.
  • The, pour a teakettle full of boiling water down drain.
British Dictionary definitions for teakettle

teakettle

/ˈtiːˌkɛtəl/
noun
1.
a kettle for boiling water to make tea
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Slang definitions & phrases for teakettle

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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