- a small, three-legged stand
- a small table for holding a tea service
Origin of teapoyHindi tip?? from tin, tir ( from Sanskrit tr?, three) + Persian p?ï (akin to Sanskrit pad-, foot): spelling, spelled influenced, influence by associated, association with tea
- A small table incorporating a tea chest.
- A small decorative three-legged table.
Origin of teapoyHindi tipāī tripod, trivet alteration ( influenced by ti- ) ( combining form of tīn three ) of Persian sipāya si three ; see trei- in Indo-European roots. pāy foot ( from Middle Persian pāy ; see ped- in Indo-European roots.)
c. 1830 British rosewood teapoy