Part of speech: noun

A deep, covered dish, as for soup.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Charles Dickens.