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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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British Dictionary definitions for tea service

tea service

tea set


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