A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

URN

Sun, 6 Mar '22
Buffet table item
Sat, 19 Feb '22
Coffee store
Mon, 24 Jan '22
Coffee dispenser
Wed, 28 Jul '21
Samovar
Sun, 14 Feb '21
Caterer's container
Tue, 19 Jan '21
Large tea vessel
Thu, 7 Jan '21
Java server