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teahouse

[ tee-hous ]

noun

, plural tea·hous·es [tee, -hou-ziz].
  1. a restaurant or other establishment, especially in East Asia, where tea and refreshments are served.


teahouse

/ ˈtiːˌhaʊs /

noun

  1. a restaurant, esp in Japan or China, where tea and light refreshments are served


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Word History and Origins

Origin of teahouse1

First recorded in 1680–90; tea + house
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Example Sentences

Gelje spoke to Outside from a teahouse in the small tourist outpost town of Machermo, deep in the Gokyo Valley of the Everest region.

I found that there were 23 registered geisha, no joro, 50 teahouse girls with dubious characters and 55 sellers of saké.

Every half hour or hour he can reach an inn or teahouse where tea can be infused for him in a few minutes.

At a crowded teahouse, a few miles from the city, we waited for the stragglers, while many wayfarers gathered in to see me.

My wife and Winsell's wife were tired; so we dropped them at the next teahouse we passed.

The teahouse had been closed for some hours then and our wives were sitting in the dark on the teahouse porch waiting for us.

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