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tea bag

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noun
a container of thin paper or cloth holding a measured amount of tea leaves for making an individual serving of tea.
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Origin of tea bag

First recorded in 1900–05

Other definitions for tea bag (2 of 2)

tea-bag
[ tee-bag ]
/ ˈtiˌbæg /

verb (used with object), tea-bagged, tea-bag·ging.Slang.
to place one's scrotum in the mouth of (one's sexual partner).

Origin of tea-bag

From its resemblance to dipping a tea bag in a cup of hot water
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British Dictionary definitions for tea bag

tea bag

noun
a small bag of paper or cloth containing tea leaves, infused in boiling water to make tea
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