- a black tea from China.
Origin of congou
Examples from the Web for congou
Historical Examples of congou
Chests of Congou and Souchon and flasks of arrack are standings about.Rowlandson the Caricaturist. Second Volume
She indulged in two crumpets and a dash of rum in the congou.
Congou, the next higher kind, is named from a corruption of the Chinese Koong-foa (great care, or assiduity).Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million
Sarah Josepha Hale
We commenced the year with prices of congou, the leading article of black tea, at 1s.
- a kind of black tea from China