Vessels intended to hold or dispense hot water in connection with the serving of tea or coffee, often urnlike in form and having one or more taps and a spigot near the base; usually supported on legs or a stand and often having a heating device. May be part of a tea or coffee service. Prefer "tea urns" for similar vessels intended to hold or dispense tea and which may be part of a tea service.

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Vessels intended to hold or dispense hot water in connection with the serving of tea or coffee, often urnlike in form and having one or more taps and a spigot near the base; usually supported on legs or a stand and often having a heating device. May be part of a tea or coffee service. Prefer "tea urns" for similar vessels intended to hold or dispense tea and which may be part of a tea service. Prefer "coffee urns" for similar vessels intended to hold or dispense coffee and which may be part of a coffee service.

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Hot Water Urns
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021