Definition of teapoy in English:

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teapoy

Pronunciation: /ˈtiːpɔɪ/

noun

A small three-legged table or stand, especially one that holds a tea caddy.
Example sentences
  • Tables, chairs, dining tables and teapoys made of wood as well as cane with glass tops priced from Rs.250 onwards are there in the fair.
  • All elements are placed on antique looking furniture, teapoys, plant stands and traditional Irani chairs.
  • Cots, chairs, teapoys, swings, television stand, sofa - the choice is wide in cane.

Origin

Early 19th century: from Hindi tī- 'three' + Urdu and Persian pāī 'foot', the sense and spelling influenced by tea.

Words that rhyme with teapoy

sepoy

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: tea¦poy

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