Definition of Tepoy
1. teapoy [n -POYS] - See also: teapoy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tepoy
Literary usage of Tepoy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."