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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
1610-1620
1610-20; tea + pot1
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  • 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.
  • The teapot's handle can get extremely hot when there is hot water in the teapot, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
  • He incorporates jewel-tone glazes rich in surface variation on the small intricate teapot forms that he creates.
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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