tea shop

Origin of tea shop

First recorded in 1735–45
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Examples from the Web for teashop

Historical Examples of teashop

  • There was an old lady who sat near us in a teashop one afternoon.

    Europe Revised

    Irvin S. Cobb

  • If you want to know what she really was, she was a teashop waitress, in the city somewhere.

    This Freedom

    A. S. M. Hutchinson

  • All English-speaking Dinard meets at that teashop in the afternoon.

  • So, on a purely hypothetical rate of exchange, Madge bought three, and we sought the teashop and Jennie.

  • It was exactly twenty minutes after their entrance into the teashop when the woman finished her monologue.

    The Evil Shepherd

    E. Phillips Oppenheim


British Dictionary definitions for teashop

teashop

noun
  1. British a restaurant where tea and light refreshments are servedAlso called: tearoom
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