Definitions for teapoyˈti pɔɪ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a small three-legged table or stand.
a small table for use in serving tea.
Origin of teapoy:
1820–30; < Hindi tīpāi alter. (with t- from tir- three < Skt tri) of Pers si-pāya three-legged stand
a small decorative table having three legs; sometimes used for holding a tea service
Origin: तिपाई, from تپائي, from त्रि + पाद + the nominalizing suffix -ʼī.
an ornamental stand, usually with three legs, having caddies for holding tea
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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