teapot

[tee-pot]
noun
a container with a lid, spout, and handle, in which tea is made and from which it is poured.

Origin:
1610–20; tea + pot1

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teapot (ˈtiːˌpɒt)
 
n
a container with a lid, spout, and handle, in which tea is made and from which it is served

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teapot

see tempest in a teapot.

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Example sentences
Their mouths were mere swollen, pus-covered wounds, which they could not bear
  to stretch enough to admit the spout of the teapot.
And you were doing so well in noting that this is a tempest in a teapot.
It's a tempest in a teapot, albeit a star-studded teapot at that.
He talked about the teapot project making this type of activities possible.
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