What does the word tureen mean?

Usage examples for tureen

  1. When we had finished the dishes we smuggled our platter and tureen out of the house and went home. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. I was quite Mistress of myself before I faced them again, and, sitting down, took the tureen on my lap, greatly to Miss Charity's concern as to the injury it might do my frock. – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  3. Which she would have tapped yourn next, and draw'd it off with you a laying on it, and was then a carrying away the coals gradiwally in the soup- tureen and wegetable- dishes, and the wine and spirits in your Wellington boots. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens