a portable kettle with a cover, spout, and handle, used for boiling water.
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How to use teakettle in a sentence
It’s possible—not certain—that such an imperfection will catch your tip and send you ass over teakettle.
Pour a teakettle of boiling water on the horns, holding so as to prevent injury to the other parts.Domestic Animals | Richard L. Allen
A large, heavy-paper funnel is put in the nose of the teakettle which is boiling on the gas range.The Mother and Her Child | William S. Sadler
When a teakettle boils the water turns to bubbles of vapor and goes up in the air to turn to water again when it gets cold.The Iron Puddler | James J. Davis
The water was cold, and the teakettle almost empty, and mutton-chops did make such greasy plates.Harper's Round Table, June 4, 1895 | Various
When Watt sat by the fire watching the steam from the teakettle lift the lid, he was not precisely idle.A Girl's Student Days and After | Jeannette Marks
British Dictionary definitions for teakettle
a kettle for boiling water to make tea
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