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tea wagon

a small table on wheels for carrying articles for use in serving tea.
Also called teacart.
Origin of tea wagon
First recorded in 1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Soon as he'd located the Commodore he'd slide off after his tea wagon.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • A tea wagon offers the most attractive service for an afternoon tea.

    Book of Etiquette, Volume 2 Lillian Eichler Watson
  • You can help me trundle the tea wagon out of here and into the kitchen.

  • Lend me a hand with this tea wagon, Marjorie, she innocently requested.

  • But it was when the tea wagon was rolled out and placed before Madam Lee that his interest was not to be curbed.

    Flood Tide

    Sara Ware Bassett
  • Mary had brought in the tea wagon, which Hortense thought looked like a dwarf.

  • Before her was a tea wagon and she was at present pouring a cup for a slightly stiff person in knickerbockers.

    Tutors' Lane Wilmarth Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for tea wagon

tea wagon

a US and Canadian variant for tea trolley
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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