tea cosy

  1. a covering for a teapot to keep the contents hot, often having holes for the handle and spout

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How to use tea cosy in a sentence

  • Take off your bonnet and cloak, Esther, and have a cup of tea cosy-like.

    A Life For a Love | L. T. Meade
  • A newly-married lady, displaying her wedding presents to an old Highland servant-maid, shows a fancy tea-cosy.

    Scotch Wit and Humor | W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
  • Eliza, bending down behind the tea-cosy to hide her smile, told me to be quick with my breakfast, in rather a censorious voice.

    Eliza | Barry Pain
  • The servant places the tray on the floor and kneels down by the side of it, folding up the cloth for a tea cosy.

    At the Court of the Amr | John Alfred Gray
  • Little Ellen was bending over the table, putting the tea-cosy over Richard's egg.

    The Judge | Rebecca West