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Tea

Correct spelling for tea

Medical definition of tea:

1. The dried leaves of Thea sinensis, a shrub of China and southern and southeastern Asia and Japan; its chief constituent, upon which its stimulating action largely depends, is the alkaloid theine ( caffeine) which is present in amount of from 1 to 4 per cent. 2. The infusion made by pouring boiling water upon tea leaves. 3. Any infusion or decoction made extemporaneously, usually with herbs used in domestic medicine, or with the " species" of the P. G.

Usage examples for tea:

  • There was to have been tea "Merry-Garden and Other Stories, – Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch"
  • I'll have to give up the tea room. "Outside Inn, – Ethel M. Kelley"
  • But sit down and get your tea first. "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908, – Lucy Maud Montgomery"
  • Come along now and have some tea "The Jolliest School of All, – Angela Brazil"

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