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Definitions of teapot

  1. pot for brewing tea; usually has a spout and handle
  2. A vessel with a spout, in which tea is made, and from which it is poured into teacups.

Usage examples for teapot

  1. She came downstairs again, and made the tea, and put the teapot on the hob. – The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan by Beatrix Potter
  2. Within ten minutes he had made a little fire, placed the scarlet flower, stem and root, in the teapot, half filled it up with water, and set it boiling. – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  3. Having spoken thus at length, Tryst lifted the teapot and poured out the dark tea into the three cups. – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  4. It seems to you no heavier than an ordinary teapot. – A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
  5. Sometimes as many as twelve people- French, Belgian, or English- used to drop in, and it was no easy task to keep that teapot going; however it was always done somehow. – Fanny Goes to War by Pat Beauchamp
  6. He fell at once upon the food; and it is to be supposed that Flora had found her patient wakeful, and been detained with some details of nursing, for he had time to make a full end of all there was to eat, and not only to empty the teapot, but to fill it again from a kettle that was fitfully singing on his father's fire. – Tales-and-Fantasies by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  7. I observed the speechless panic, the cups shaking in the little hand, and the overflowing teapot filled too full from the urn. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  8. Over the tea- table, where she poured out the tea from the old silver Anne teapot, she looked at him, and saw many changes that one not loving him, as she knew she did now, might have missed. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  9. He wouldn't have got into that hotel at all with the Twinklers, or into any other decent one, except for his teapot. – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  10. Louise, who had been busy with the teapot, had heard every word of the conversation, and the new educational scheme had won her cordial approval. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  11. Oh, what a pretty teapot! – Miss Billy by Eleanor H. Porter
  12. Leave that teapot alone. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  13. Polly became observant of the teapot, with a curled- up nose indicating some uneasiness of mind. – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
  14. He cleared the dishes and drained the teapot. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  15. Such a Teapot had never been seen before, and, most probably, will never be seen again, to the end of time. – Rachel Gray by Julia Kavanagh
  16. I can't make her out, Martha said, touching the teapot to make sure it was hot; I've always said she wasn't her brother's equal, mentally. – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  17. Lady Susan had always used her battered old silver teapot every day, and for the life of her Hester could not understand why there should be one kind one day and one kind another. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
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