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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A set of articles, such as matching cups and a teapot, used in serving tea. Also called tea set.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a set of matching crockery for serving tea; normally a teapot, cups, saucers and small plates etc.; some items may be silver

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the appurtenances or utensils required for a tea table, -- when of silver, usually comprising only the teapot, milk pitcher, and sugar dish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a set of china or silverware for serving tea

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