tepple

Alternative Spellings

teppel, tepl

Definitions

  • a pot or a pan
  • a bedpan

Example Sentences

  • My grandmother had a teppel under her bed when she was a child.
  • "I’ve tasted modern varieties of these dishes... but they cannot compare withb those made in my mother’s tepple for succulence and taste."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

טעפּל tepl 'cup; small pot', diminutive of טאָפּ top 'pot'

Who Uses This

Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Dictionaries

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