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[kaw-fee-pot, kof-ee-] /ˈkɔ fiˌpɒt, ˈkɒf i-/
a container, usually with a handle and a spout or lip, in which coffee is made or served, or both.
Origin of coffeepot
First recorded in 1695-1705; coffee + pot1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "Lucky I didn't empty my coffeepot," said the voice cheerfully.

    The Innocent Adventuress Mary Hastings Bradley
  • The coffeepot on the tray was silver; the cups, fine china; the napkins, linen.

    Ten From Infinity Paul W. Fairman
  • In his confusion he upset the coffeepot and spilled half its contents.

    The Shadow Passes Roy J. Snell
  • Scotty put down the coffeepot and mugs he was carrying and shook hands.

    The Flying Stingaree Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Then the woman came silently forward, a coffeepot in her hand.

    Gordon Craig

    Randall Parrish
  • There was a coffeepot steaming on the table in the dining-room.

    Space Tug Murray Leinster
  • A pack-animal carried our provisions, with a coffeepot and kettle, and three or four tin cups.

  • Miggles gazed at the coffeepot with an air of placid regret, which quickly melted into smiles.

    A Question of Marriage Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • One of the men had brought food, and a pan and coffeepot from a pack on one of the horses, and now began to cook supper.

    Ted Strong in Montana

    Edward C. Taylor
  • As the campers again sat down to their supper Isobel 275 paused with the coffeepot upraised.

    Out of the Depths

    Robert Ames Bennet
British Dictionary definitions for coffeepot


a pot in which coffee is brewed or served
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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