tea lead

[ led ]

  1. hard, stiff sheet lead, originally used as a lining for tea chests.

Origin of tea lead

First recorded in 1805–15

Words Nearby tea lead

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How to use tea lead in a sentence

  • I used to get big wads of tea lead from the grocer and melt it in the little crucible.

    The Affable Stranger | Peter McArthur