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