tea maker


a perforated, spoonlike object used as a tea strainer and having a hinged, convex lid.

Origin of tea maker

First recorded in 1835–45
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British Dictionary definitions for tea-maker



a device with perforations used to infuse tea in a cup of boiling waterAlso called (esp Brit): infuser, tea egg
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