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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A metal vase. Also: A container with a faucet for making and serving tea or coffee.

Usage examples (34)
  • A number of cremation burials were found, one of which contained the miniature bucket urn pictured below.
  • The focal point of the urn is a two-headed √°guila or eagle.
  • The urn is not an object; it is deformed in that it is only its illustrations, its meanings.
  • Tea out of an urn is always tasteless, while army tea, made in a cauldron, tastes of grease and whitewash. for more
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  • She wanted to "earn" (to receive payment for one's labor) praise by carving an "erne" (a European eagle) into the marble "urn" (a vase used as a receptacle for cremated ashes).
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