n. covered pot with a handle and spout that is used to boil water

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • teakettle — [[t]ti͟ːket(ə)l[/t]] teakettles also tea kettle N COUNT A teakettle is a kettle that is used for boiling water to make tea. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • teakettle — noun Date: 1705 a covered kettle with a handle and spout for boiling water …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • teakettle — /tee ket l/, n. a portable kettle with a cover, spout, and handle, used for boiling water. [1695 1705; TEA + KETTLE] * * * …   Universalium

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