Definition of "tea-urn" [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.

Use "tea-urn" in a sentence

  • "Soon after arriving, Ronay was shocked to see how sugar was dispensed in a buffet at Victoria Station? with a teaspoon on a string next to the tea-urn, to be left for the next user."
  • "It bore through the harvest country a smell like a large washing-day, and a sharp issue of steam as from a huge brazen tea-urn."
  • "The mother took both of them close to herself, and held a hand of each of them as they knelt down to prayers, which Sir Pitt read to them, and to the servants in their Sunday suits or liveries, ranged upon chairs on the other side of the hissing tea-urn."

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