teakettle

[ tee-ket-l ]
/ ˈtiˌkɛt l /

noun

a portable kettle with a cover, spout, and handle, used for boiling water.

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  1. teacupful,
  2. teagarden,
  3. teagarden, jack,
  4. teahouse,
  5. teak,
  6. teakwood,
  7. teal,
  8. teale's amputation,
  9. team,
  10. team foul

Origin of teakettle

First recorded in 1695–1705; tea + kettle

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British Dictionary definitions for teakettle

teakettle

/ (ˈtiːˌkɛtəl) /

noun

a kettle for boiling water to make tea
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