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- n. Plural form of tea leaf.
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Then she was on the swaybacked davenport, holding a cup of hot water that smelled of tea—they could only change the tea leaves once a week, and this was Friday, she thought irrelevantly.
Swishing it around, she turned the cup around three times—counterclockwise, of course—and tilted it into the light so that she could see the tea leaves left within.
“I went in to have my tea leaves read and to ask a question about Melena.
Oolong tea has a unique appearance in which the tea leaves look like they have been rolled up in small semi-balls, which is achieved through a unique ball-rolling step during processing.