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tea

n. 1. [Car.; cf. LA Fr. dite kako (du the' cacao) hot cocoa DJE] any hot drink: 1976 Any hot drink was "tea" (Eneas 12). I must have my tea before I go to bed - either coffee or cocoa (Ragged). cf. COCOA TEA, COFFEE TEA

2. [W Car.; OED, a meal at which tea is served, usually afternoon] breakfast: Mammy does make me tea every day before school (Nassau).

Tags: food, noun

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Last update: 2011-08-29 01:30
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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