urn

Part of speech: noun

A vase having a foot.

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Usage examples "urn":

  1. " Probably not," answered Christian, as she took her seat before the urn, which gave her the one home- like feeling she had at the Lodge. - "Christian's Mistake", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
  2. " The coffee urn has dried up here, Mrs. Pasmer. - "April Hopes", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
  3. The relics, put into a silver urn, with a crown of gold to cover it, he sent back to his son. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.