- From Turkish ibrik, "ewer", from Arabic إبريق (‘ibrīq), from Persian آبریز (âbriz), from آب (âb, "water") + present stem of verb ریختن (rikhtan, "to pour"). (Wiktionary)
“I've been itching for an excuse to fire up my ibrik ever since I found one at PTA Thrift, and the opportunity came this week when I got some super-dark-roasty coffee.”
“The women brought warm water in an ibrik and soap, and a clean towel for each.”
“They fingered me curiously, and spoke freely to many of the men, brought the ibrik and soap; we washed, and I was invited to eat with the men of the house, and Marko and the Franciscan.”
“The coffee is ground to a powder, boiled in an _ibrik_ with the addition of sugar, and served frothing in small cups.”
“In the sixteenth century, the small coffee boiler, or _ibrik_, caused the practise to be more of an instantaneous affair.”
“From the first simple uncovered _ibrik_ there was developed, about the middle of the seventeenth century, a larger-size covered coffee boiler, the forerunner of the modern combination brewing and serving pot.”
“When they wish to drink it, they take a boiler made expressly for the purpose, which they call an _ibrik_; and having filled it with water, they let it boil.”
“Turkish pocket cylinder coffee mill and the original Turkish _ibrik_, or coffee boiler, made of metal.”
“The servant meantime had provided tiny cups, a little copper ibrik and an alcohol lamp over which simmered a vessel of boiling water.”
“Coffee should be prepared only over coals of perfumed wood," Helen remarked as she measured into the ibrik the small spoonful of coffee dust designed for a single cup.”
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