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A teapoy is an item of furniture. The word is of Indian origin, and was originally used to describe a three-legged table.[1]

By erroneous association with the word "tea",[1] it is also used to describe a table with a container for tea, or a table for holding a tea service.

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  1. ^ a b OED, teapoy, etymology: from Hindi tīn three + Persian. pāï foot.