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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An urn with a spigot that is used to boil water, usually for tea.

Usage examples (33)
  • The grandmother brings out her Russian samovar for special occasions.
  • The samovar is a simple but brilliant way of preparing tea, as well as being a source of cultural pride.
  • The samovar is a little one, and before the visitors have drunk all the tea they want, she has to heat it five times.
  • "No, and the samovar is safe." for more
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