Definitions for teapoyˈti pɔɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tea•poyˈti pɔɪ(n.)

  1. a small three-legged table or stand.

    Category: Furniture

  2. a small table for use in serving tea.

    Category: Furniture

Origin of teapoy:

1820–30; < Hindi tīpāi alter. (with t- from tir- three < Skt tri) of Pers si-pāya three-legged stand


  1. teapoy(Noun)

    a small decorative table having three legs; sometimes used for holding a tea service

  2. Origin: तिपाई, from تپائي, from त्रि + पाद + the nominalizing suffix -ʼī.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Teapoy(noun)

    an ornamental stand, usually with three legs, having caddies for holding tea


  1. Teapoy

    A teapoy is an item of furniture. The word is of Indian origin, and was originally used to describe a three-legged table. By erroneous association with the word "tea", it is also used to describe a table with a container for tea, or a table for holding a tea service.


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