from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The set of dishes for making and serving tea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a tea service.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A collection of the vessels used in serving tea, as tea-pot, sugar-bowl, and cream-jug, sometimes including cups and saucers.

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

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


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • During Friday Benediction in the old church with its lovely, grotesque Maori carvings and Maori painted ceiling, Meggie knelt to pray for a willow pattern tea set of her very own.

    The Thorn Birds

  • The tea set was the sole relic that Mariam's mother, Nana, had of her own mother, who had died when Nana was two.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.