cambric tea



a mixture of hot water and milk, with sugar and, often, weak tea.

Origin of cambric tea

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of cambric tea

  • Once I sat in a high chair and wore a bib and banqueted on cambric-tea and prunes.

    The Younger Set

    Robert W. Chambers