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The Pekoe is a particular kind of tea-shrub, the leaves of which are all black on the one side, and all white on the other.
This changes the quality of the Pekoe, for these leaves being scarcely formed, can have very little sap or flavour.
"The condemned man ate a hearty tea of Orange Pekoe and cress sandwiches," he reflected silently.The Palace of Darkened Windows|Mary Hastings Bradley
But here he had to choose intelligently among orange pekoe, oolong, Ceylon, and English-breakfast teas.The Innocents|Sinclair Lewis
Tea gathered exclusively from buds and tips is called "flowery;" if the first young leaf be included, it is "orange pekoe."East of Suez|Frederic Courtland Penfield