American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several varieties of black tea native to China and adjacent regions.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of black tea. Also soochong.
- n. Souchong tea is prepared from the souchong leaves, namely the fourth and fifth from the tip of the shoot, or is of a quality regarded as corresponding to these. The leaf is longer and thinner than in the congous, in the prepared state folded rather than curled or twisted. In drinking-quality the, souchongs are similar to the congous; the flavor is technically described as ‘tarry.’ Six trade subclasses are enumerated. Cf. congou tea, pekoe.
- n. Any of several varieties of aromatic, black teas from China
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A kind of black tea of a fine quality.
- n. a fine quality of black tea native to China
- Chinese (Cantonese) siú-chúng (ch'ā), souchong (tea), equivalent to Chinese (Mandarin) xiacaron.gifo, small + zhǒng, kind. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Lapsang souchong (正山小种 or 烟小种): Originally from Fujian, China, Lapsang souchong is a black tea which is dried over burning pine, thereby developing a strong smoky flavour.”
“Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal CUPPA CUISINE: Teas such as from top to bottom lapsang souchong, sencha and Pu'er round out recipes for fried chicken and wild salmon.”
“Etc: Sherlock Holmes was one of lapsang souchong's most loyal fans.”
“Chef Ming Tsai uses lapsang souchong at home and in the kitchen of his Wellesley, Mass. restaurant, Blue Ginger, as a stock for rice, a fuel for wok-smoked poussin and in a versatile chipotle-inspired tea-and-chile spice rub.”
“Every morning, he and Julia would sit at their kitchen table and discuss the workday ahead, discussing plans for her new show and downing oceans of lapsang souchong.”
“When first opened, there's quite a bit of sulphur funk here, but it blows off pretty quickly revealing aromas of green apple, honey, lapsang souchong (a kind of smoked tea) and grapefruit.”
“On the voyage south, this belief had been exemplified when every afternoon at 4pm a steward had delivered a slice of toast spread with Marmite and a cup of lapsang souchong to the captain as he stood watch on the bridge.”
“Desnuda It is the smell of the place that hits first when you walk in Desnuda, a slim, dark bar off Tompkins Square Park: Sweet, deeply vegetal, it could be the nostalgic perfume of college dorms, if your roommate regularly burnt offerings of lapsang souchong leaves and Sichuan peppercorns.”
“In the early 1960s, I recall in particular a period of enthusiasm for lapsong souchong, a Taiwanese tea that is smoked over pinewood fires, imparting a rich, dark color and a complex, satisfying flavor.”
“On a sticky afternoon, I relish the smoky edge of a cup of lapsang souchong.”
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