- a restaurant or other establishment, especially in the Far East, where tea and refreshments are served.
Origin of teahouse
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Examples from the Web for teahouse
It is made to look like a Japanese teahouse, she explained to Miss Sallie.The Automobile Girls at Newport
Laura Dent Crane
The likin-barrier is here, and a teahouse or two, and the guardian temple.An Australian in China
George Ernest Morrison
On arriving at a teahouse which had been erected in the gardens, everybody rested and partook of tea.
These were afterwards made into chairs, tables and other useful articles for Her Majesty's teahouse.
Recollecting this, Taro stopped at a teahouse and changed his rough cotton suit for the silken one.Warriors of Old Japan and Other Stories
Yei Theodora Ozaki
- a restaurant, esp in Japan or China, where tea and light refreshments are served
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