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Idioms for tea
Origin of tea
OTHER WORDS FROM teatealess, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH teatea , tee
Example sentences from the Web for tea
Flock to this beautiful tea house to get a taste of authentic Japanese teas and sweets.
We had negotiated their 'credits' for some of our constituents to a considerable amount for the payment of teas and silks.The 'Fan Kwae' at Canton Before Treaty Days 1825-1844|William C. Hunter
Afternoon receptions and "At Homes" for which engraved invitations are sent out are practically the same as formal "teas."How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters)|Mary Owens Crowther
The next subject to be considered, relative to India teas, is their Preparation.A Treatise on Foreign Teas|Hugh Smith
At the same time a quantity of gypsum was produced and burned in the charcoal fires which were then roasting the teas.Curiosities of Civilization|Andrew Wynter
American merchants had traded ginseng and furs for China silks and teas ever since the United States had been a nation.The Path of Empire|Carl Russell Fish
British Dictionary definitions for tea
- the dried shredded leaves of this shrub, used to make a beverage by infusion in boiling water
- such a beverage, served hot or iced
- (as modifier)tea caddy; tea urn
- any of various plants that are similar to Camellia sinensis or are used to make a tealike beverage
- any such beverage
- Also called: afternoon tea a light meal eaten in mid-afternoon, usually consisting of tea and cakes, biscuits, or sandwiches
- (as modifier)a tea party
- Also called: high tea afternoon tea that also includes a light cooked dish
Word Origin for tea
Idioms and Phrases with tea
see cup of tea; not for all the tea in china; tempest in a teapot.