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teapoy

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noun tea·poy \ˈtē-ˌpȯi\

Definition of teapoy

  1. 1 :  a 3-legged ornamental stand

  2. 2 [influenced by tea] :  a stand or table containing a tea chest or caddy and used for supporting a tea set; also :  tea caddy



Origin and Etymology of teapoy

Hindi & Urdu tipāī


First Known Use: 1828


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