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teapot

[tee-pot] /ˈtiˌpɒt/
noun
1.
a container with a lid, spout, and handle, in which tea is made and from which it is poured.
Origin of teapot
1610-1620
1610-20; tea + pot1
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  • Tommy, boy, fetch out the loaf and the cheese and the teapot.

    The Garret and the Garden R.M. Ballantyne
  • I had given tea and a teapot, with instructions, to the waiter.

    The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • If she's caught a rat and is making soup in my teapot with it, I shan't feel to enjoy leaving her alone with my teapot.

  • "You'd frighten them away, if you did," said Mrs. Jenkins, dashing some water into the teapot.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • He looked into the teapot, where the drained leaves were still warm.

    The Combined Maze May Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for teapot

teapot

/ˈtiːˌpɒt/
noun
1.
a container with a lid, spout, and handle, in which tea is made and from which it is served
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