tea dance

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Origin of tea dance

First recorded in 1880–85
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Historical Examples of tea dance

  • There was a tea-dance at the fraternity house during Prom week.

    The Plastic Age

    Percy Marks

  • No fire-arms are used at the tea-dance, and the guns and tomahawks and knives play the principal part in the war dance.

British Dictionary definitions for tea dance

tea dance

  1. a dance held in the afternoon at which tea is served
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