# Teapot Riddle no.27

Good luck to you all!

## The Rules

• I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings.
• Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...)
• You try to figure out the word with my Hints.

## The Puzzle

First:

My first teapot is typically for one person.

Second:

My second teapot is a person in charge.

Third:

My third teapot is an umpire.

Fourth:

My fourth teapot is a metal socket for railroads.

Fifth:

My fifth teapot is to carry someone during a celebration.

Sixth:

My sixth and final teapot is used for sitting.

• You're on a teapot roll :P Sep 24, 2018 at 18:40
• Well I was challenged by another user to create a few with increasing difficulty and thus I am. LOL Sep 24, 2018 at 18:40

## 4 Answers

Second attempt:

Chair

My first teapot is typically for one person.

A seat for one person

My second teapot is a person in charge.

Chair as in Chairman

My third teapot is an umpire.

Chair umpire

My fourth teapot is a metal socket for railroads.

The earliest rail chairs, made of cast iron and introduced around 1800, were used to fix and support cast-iron rails at their ends - Wikipedia

My fifth teapot is to carry someone during a celebration.

Yup, it's chair :P

My sixth and final teapot is used for sitting.

A chair.

OLD ATTEMPT:

Could it be

tie

My first teapot is typically for one person.

A tie to be worn by one person

My second teapot is a person in charge.

?

My third teapot is an umpire.

Tie = draw?

My fourth teapot is a metal socket for railroads.

I saw there's something called cross-tie or so

My fifth teapot is to carry someone during a celebration.

?

My sixth and final teapot is used for sitting.

Umm... Chair tie?

• The answer is in your answer but is not your answer. LOL +1 From me! Good attempt, keep up the good work and you'll have it! Sep 25, 2018 at 16:44
• Hahaha! I did not realize it at all till you mentioned! XD Sep 25, 2018 at 17:13

Is it

LEAD?

My first teapot is typically for one person.

This may reference the fact that there's usually only one "lead" in many situations: one lead actor or actress, one person who leads a competition, one boss for a group, etc.

My second teapot is a person in charge.

The person who leads a group towards an objective.

My third teapot is an umpire.

In some sports, there's the "lead official" and there are other assisting officials.

My fourth teapot is a metal socket for railroads.

Lead is a strong material.

My fifth teapot is to carry someone during a celebration.

?

• Good attempt! I definitely enjoyed the answer but this isn't it. Sep 24, 2018 at 19:18
• Lead was also the answer of the (let me guess) first fanmade teapot riddle (no.8/9) don't remember quite but i know it was used
– user52327
Sep 25, 2018 at 7:46

Is it a

Coach

My first teapot is typically for one person.

Refers to an instructor

My second teapot is a person in charge.

Refers to what coaches as a person do

My third teapot is an umpire.

He is also a referee

My fourth teapot is a metal socket for railroads.

Coaches of a train

My fifth teapot is to carry someone during a celebration

To coach someone means to carry someone.. not sure about this hint

• Another good answer, but not it either. +1 Sep 24, 2018 at 21:43

I believe it may be:

LAP

My first teapot is typically for one person.

Not sure on this one

My second teapot is a person in charge.

You "drop things in someone's lap" to give them responsibility (not sure about this one)

My third teapot is an umpire.

Thinking there is an umpire with the initial L.A.P.? But couldn't find a reference.

My fourth teapot is a metal socket for railroads.

There are lap sockets, though I didn't find a connection to railroads

My fifth teapot is to carry someone during a celebration.

Victory lap

My sixth and final teapot is used for sitting.

One person can sit on another's lap

• After reading your response to @nikki, I see what the actual answer is, but I'll let them discover it since it's right there and I don't see how it fits with a couple of the clues yet. Sep 25, 2018 at 16:53
• Oh man, I'm seeing this only now! You should have gone ahead! :) Sep 25, 2018 at 17:14
• +1 from me though :) Sep 25, 2018 at 17:19
• Ha - thanks. I was still trying to figure out #5, which I just saw is a British reference. I wouldn't have found it without her comment, so seemed fair to let you discover it :) Sep 25, 2018 at 17:38