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  • A teaboard, cups and saucers, plates, knives and forks (including carvers), spoons

    Great Expectations

  • She continued to sidle at Mr Chuffey with looks of sharp hostility, and to defy him with many other ironical remarks, uttered in that low key which commonly denotes suppressed indignation; until the entrance of the teaboard, and a request from Mrs Jonas that she would make tea at a side – table for the party that had unexpectedly assembled, restored her to herself.

    The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

  • His John Knox -- ill placed for effect, as relates to its height from the ground, I admit; but look at that -- flat as a teaboard -- neither depth nor brilliancy.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 552, June 16, 1832

  • Loud rattled the teaboard to Mrs. Berry's dropping hands.

    Ordeal of Richard Feverel — Volume 6

  • Absorbed in thought, she stood there, heedless alike of the tea and John (although he called to her, and rapped the table with his knife to startle her), until he rose and touched her on the arm; when she looked at him for a moment, and hurried to her place behind the teaboard, laughing at her negligence.

    The Cricket on the Hearth

  • With this laconic threat, which he accompanied with a snarl that gave him the appearance of being particularly in earnest, Mr Quilp bade her clear the teaboard away, and bring the rum.

    The Old Curiosity Shop

  • Pecksniff brought from the kitchen a smoking dish of ham and eggs, and, setting the same before her father, took up her station on a low stool at his feet; thereby bringing her eyes on a level with the teaboard.

    Martin Chuzzlewit

  • She continued to sidle at Mr Chuffey with looks of sharp hostility, and to defy him with many other ironical remarks, uttered in that low key which commonly denotes suppressed indignation; until the entrance of the teaboard, and a request from Mrs Jonas that she would make tea at a side-table for the party that had unexpectedly assembled, restored her to herself.

    Martin Chuzzlewit

  • A teaboard, cups and saucers, plates, knives and forks (including carvers), spoons (various), saltcellars, a meek little muffin confined with the utmost precaution under a strong iron cover,

    Great Expectations

  • My mother was so much worse that Peggotty, coming in with the teaboard and candles, and seeing at a glance how ill she was, - as Miss Betsey might have done sooner if there had been light enough, - conveyed her upstairs to her own room with all speed; and immediately dispatched Ham

    David Copperfield

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