from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A small table incorporating a tea chest.
- noun A small decorative three-legged table.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Originally, a small three-legged table or stand; hence, by extension, a small table for the tea-service, having three or four legs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An ornamental stand, usually with three legs, having caddies for holding tea.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun a small
decorative tablehaving three legs; sometimes used for holding a tea service
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
A teapoy is usually a hammock slung on a pole carried on the shoulders of natives.
She set it on a glass-topped teapoy in front of the chair.
On the teapoy were arrayed cups, bowls, foreign cloth napkins and such things.
On the teapoy on the left, were spread out Wen Wang tripods, spoons, chopsticks and scent-bottles.
Neither should any banquet be spread, but a high teapoy can be placed in front of each, with one or two things to suit our particular tastes.
No table stood below the couch, but only a high teapoy.
Feeling his hand tired, he dropped the book he held, leant his head on a teapoy, and fell asleep.
She herself, nevertheless, felt too listless to join the banquet, so simply reclining on a sofa of the inner room, she looked at the plays in company with Mrs. Hsüeh; and choosing several kinds of such eatables as were to her taste, she placed them on a small teapoy, and now helped herself to some, and now talked, as the fancy took her.
On the teapoy on the right, were vases from the Ju
The rest of the inmates had, all alike, a chair and a teapoy.