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[chah] /tʃɑ/
noun, Chinese.
tea. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In addition, there is generally a little "cha tsien" (tea money) for the cook.

    Across China on Foot Edwin Dingle
  • De cunjuh man sont dis jay-bird fer ter watch Dan en fin' out whar he kep' his cha'm.

    The Conjure Woman Charles W. Chesnutt
  • cha neil fios again'm lieil thusa air son tavigse thoirtorra, Cnocnangraisheag?

  • Thus armed, they secretly entered the house of cha´ron, one of their friends in Thebes.

    The Story of the Greeks

    H. A. Guerber
  • I am pleased to know that the remaining two marches will be, in the words of my Coolies over "uch'-cha rasta," a good road.

Word Origin and History for cha

"tea," 1590s, also chaw, ultimately from the Mandarin ch'a "tea;" used in English alongside tea when the beverage was introduced.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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