tea urn

tea urn
UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "tea urn":
singular tea urn plural tea urns
a large metal container for hot tea, or for hot water for making tea, for a large group of people

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  • Tea urn — Tea Tea (t[=e]), n. [Chin. tsh[=a], Prov. Chin. te: cf. F. th[ e].] 1. The prepared leaves of a shrub, or small tree ({Thea Chinensis} or {Camellia Chinensis}). The shrub is a native of China, but has been introduced to some extent into some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tea urn — tea ,urn noun count a large metal container for hot tea or for hot water for making tea for a large group of people …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tea-urn — to tea wine: see tea n. 9 …   Useful english dictionary

  • tea urn — n BrE a large metal container that you use for heating water to make a lot of cups of tea …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tea urn — noun an urn in which tea is brewed and from which it is served • Hypernyms: ↑urn * * * tea urn noun A large closed urn with a tap, often also a heating device, for making tea in quantity • • • Main Entry: ↑tea * * * tea urn UK US noun [countable] …   Useful english dictionary

  • tea-urn — noun an urn or pot, with a gravity fed tap at the bottom, used for holding hot water, hot tea or hot coffee. But as I continued to advance, the noise increased, and became like the hissing of an enormous tea urn …   Wiktionary

  • tea urn — /ˈti ɜn/ (say tee ern) noun an urn in which tea is made in large quantities …  

  • tea urn — noun (C) a large metal container with a tap 1 (1) used for heating the water to make tea …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Urn — Urn, n. [OE. urne, L. urna; perhaps fr. urere to burn, and sop called as being made of burnt clay (cf. {East}): cf. F. urne.] [1913 Webster] 1. A vessel of various forms, usually a vase furnished with a foot or pedestal, employed for different… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Urn mosses — Urn Urn, n. [OE. urne, L. urna; perhaps fr. urere to burn, and sop called as being made of burnt clay (cf. {East}): cf. F. urne.] [1913 Webster] 1. A vessel of various forms, usually a vase furnished with a foot or pedestal, employed for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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