tea tray

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Origin of tea tray

First recorded in 1765–75
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Historical Examples of tea tray

  • When Betty came back with the tea-tray, her hair was twisted up.

  • She was relieved for the moment by the entrance of Mrs. Rogers with the tea-tray.

    Audrey Craven

    May Sinclair

  • Anne had just brought in the tea-tray when he caught sight of you, and drew my attention.

    The Carroll Girls

    Mabel Quiller-Couch

  • She gave him a quick, sweet glance, then searched the tea-tray to reward him.

    The Crimson Tide

    Robert W. Chambers

  • The waitress with the tea-tray cut short that sort of 188 conversation.

    The Crimson Tide

    Robert W. Chambers