from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a vessel generally in the form of an urn or vase, for supplying hot water for steeping, or infusing, tea.

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  • n. an urn in which tea is brewed and from which it is served


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  • A tea urn and cold collation were on offer to those still peckish after their chow mein.

    the mission song

  • It was the land of the tea urn and the Labour Exchange, as Paris is the land of the BISTRO and the sweatshop.

    Down and Out in Paris and London


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