- a portable kettle with a cover, spout, and handle, used for boiling water.
Origin of teakettle
Examples from the Web for teakettle
Historical Examples of teakettle
"I'll put on the teakettle at once, Robert," said his mother, rising.Brave and Bold
Every housewife who uses a teakettle is familiar with this condition.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Then the teakettle began to bubble and sing and that invited confidences too.The Wall Street Girl
Frederick Orin Bartlett
"When we are on a teakettle, it is never safe to say," answered auntie.
"On a teakettle—on a boat—that doesn't fit," meditated Eunice.
- a kettle for boiling water to make tea