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Origin of pekoe
Words nearby pekoe
Example sentences from the Web for pekoe
The second leaves make the tea called "orange pekoe," while the third leaves produce a grade of tea called simply "pekoe."American Adventures|Julian Street
He had been a tea-merchant for a little longer, but had soon tired of pekoe and souchong.Lord Arthur Savile's Crime|Oscar Wilde
He hunted out a little tea shop, where he meditated over three cups of pekoe and hot buttered toast.Kathleen|Christopher Morley
This changes the quality of the Pekoe, for these leaves being scarcely formed, can have very little sap or flavour.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts