teakettle

[tee-ket-l]

noun

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

Origin of teakettle

First recorded in 1695–1705; tea + kettle
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Related Words for teakettle

pot, steamer, boiler, cauldron, vessel, vat

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British Dictionary definitions for teakettle

teakettle

noun

a kettle for boiling water to make tea
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