Definitions

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  • n. A long-spouted pitcher, typically made of brass. Occasionally confused with a Turkish coffee pot, which is properly called "jezve".

Etymologies

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)

Examples

  • 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.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The women brought warm water in an ibrik and soap, and a clean towel for each.

    High Albania

  • 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.

    High Albania

  • The coffee is ground to a powder, boiled in an _ibrik_ with the addition of sugar, and served frothing in small cups.

    All About Coffee

  • In the sixteenth century, the small coffee boiler, or _ibrik_, caused the practise to be more of an instantaneous affair.

    All About Coffee

  • 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.

    All About Coffee

  • 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.

    All About Coffee

  • Turkish pocket cylinder coffee mill and the original Turkish _ibrik_, or coffee boiler, made of metal.

    All About Coffee

  • The servant meantime had provided tiny cups, a little copper ibrik and an alcohol lamp over which simmered a vessel of boiling water.

    The Pagans

  • "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.

    The Pagans

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