tea service


noun

a set of chinaware for preparing and drinking hot beverages, especially tea.
a set of silver or other metalware for preparing and serving hot beverages, especially tea.

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Also called tea set.

Origin of tea service

First recorded in 1855–60
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tea service

tea set


noun

the china or pottery articles used in serving tea, including a teapot, cups, saucers, etc
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