Definition of Tepoy

1. teapoy [n -POYS] - See also: teapoy



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tepoy

tephrosin
tephrylometer
tepid
tepidaria
tepidarium
tepidariums
tepider
tepidest
tepidities
tepidity
tepidly
tepidness
tepidnesses
teplizumab
tepor
tepoy (current term)
tepoys
teppanyaki
teppanyakis
teppo
teppo-oshi
teprenone
teprotide
tepui
tepuis
tepuy
tepuys
tequila
tequila cream
tequila sunrise

Literary usage of Tepoy

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1. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"Well, then, a tepoy or ti-npon is a thing with three feet, used in India to denote a little table, such as that just at your right. ..."

2. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"Well, to be sure, it does seem odd—тегу odd ; '—and the old gentleman chuckled,—' most odd to find a person who don't know what a tepoy is. ..."

3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1841)
"It exports besides birds'-nests, tepoy or mother-of-pearl shell, some tortoise-shell, and a few pearls ; cowries are abundant. ..."

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