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coffee break

a break from work for coffee, a snack, etc.
Origin of coffee break
First recorded in 1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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coffee break

noun phrase

A respite of ten or twenty minutes during the workday (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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