- a tearoom.
- British. a café or tearoom that specializes in serving light meals and snacks; lunchroom.
Origin of tea shop
First recorded in 1735–45
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Examples from the Web for teashop
There was an old lady who sat near us in a teashop one afternoon.Europe Revised
Irvin S. Cobb
If you want to know what she really was, she was a teashop waitress, in the city somewhere.This Freedom
A. S. M. Hutchinson
All English-speaking Dinard meets at that teashop in the afternoon.
So, on a purely hypothetical rate of exchange, Madge bought three, and we sought the teashop and Jennie.
It was exactly twenty minutes after their entrance into the teashop when the woman finished her monologue.The Evil Shepherd
E. Phillips Oppenheim
- British a restaurant where tea and light refreshments are servedAlso called: tearoom
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