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English definition of “tea cosy”

tea cosy

noun [C]    
a thick covering, like a hat, that is put on a teapot to keep the tea warmLids, covers and stoppers
(Definition of tea cosy noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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