teakettle


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tea·ket·tle

 (tē′kĕt′l)
n.
A covered kettle with a spout and handle, used for boiling water, as for tea.
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teakettle

(ˈtiːˌkɛtəl)
n
(Cookery) a kettle for boiling water to make tea
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tea•ket•tle

(ˈtiˌkɛt l)

n.
a portable kettle with a cover, spout, and handle, used for boiling water.
[1695–1705]
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Teakettle

A covered metal pot with a bail and a spout. Before hot water heaters were available, teakettles were kept on the kitchen stove to supply hot water for such things as shaving and hand washing. A teakettle full of boiling water was also a convenient place to cook hard-boiled eggs. (When kitchen stoves burned either coal or wood, they usually had a fire in them all day, so a teakettle on the stove provided a daylong source of hot water.)
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Teakettle - kettle for boiling water to make teateakettle - kettle for boiling water to make tea
kettle, boiler - a metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid
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Translations
konvice
kedel
vedenkeitin
kotlić
ケトル
주전자
tekokare
กาต้มน้ำ
ấm đun nước

teakettle

[ˈtiːketl] N (US) → tetera f
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teakettle

nWasserkessel m
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Teakettle

غَلَّايَةُ konvice kedel Kessel κατσαρόλα hervidor de agua vedenkeitin bouilloire kotlić bollitore ケトル 주전자 ketel kjele czajnik chaleira чайник tekokare กาต้มน้ำ çaydanlık ấm đun nước
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References in classic literature ?
Peter shuffled to his feet, caught up the teakettle and mixed him some hot water and whiskey.
The shades were up, and there was a roaring fire in the stove; the teakettle was singing and bubbling as it sent out a cloud of steam, and pushed over its capacious nose was a half sheet of note paper with "Compliments of Rebecca" scrawled on it.
"Such a cunning teakettle and saucepan, and a t^te-.-t^te set, and lots of good things to eat.
"I do wish I could have a nice room like this, and a cat and a bird that would n't eat each other up, and a dear little teakettle, and make just as much toast as I like."
Phoebe and the fire that boiled the teakettle were equally bright, cheerful, and efficient, in their respective offices.
"Have you torn the house down enough to heat the teakettle?"
Teakettle ($39.99): Beautifully crafted and colorful teakettles are perennial favorites for their ease of use, convenience, and the added bonus of elevating kitchen dcors.
GOELDIBERE, 2005-13, for instance, is a teakettle with the word goeldibere written on its side.
The Ibo people and Twi disappeared beneath the water of the island's bay at Teakettle Creek.
and laughing and I was laughing like the blue teakettle
Not the mantle clock, still ticking, striking the hours as we worked, not the state spoons she loved, the fashion magazines, the teakettle. Nothing was enough, you said, until-- until, sorting the hall closet, I uncovered the nativity set you remembered, hand-carved and painted, though chipped in spots: an ear here, a finger there, a cow's horn gone.