Entry from British & World English dictionary
A kettle fitted with a spout that whistles as steam is forced through it when the kettle is boiling.
- It is like a whistling kettle placed on a stove to boil.
- I ran down the stairs to refill my tea from the whistling kettle on the stove.
- We progress through days of calms, settling down into the sea's rhythm, ignoring the whistling kettle, the glow of the paraffin light in the saloon, or the biting cold.
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