from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The leaf of the tea-plant.
- noun plural Tea that has been soaked or infused.
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- noun Alternative spelling of
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Also, in this slime occurred at intervals a water-soaked tea-leaf or coffee-ground, and there were in it fragments of earth and litter.
"It could be a combination of an earnings play and flat-out tea-leaf reading," said David Gompert , senior market analyst at TradeMonster.
The jury's lengthy deliberations led to a lot of handwringing by the prosecutors as the days wore on and to tea-leaf reading by spectators, who tried to read the body language of the jurors for signs of how they were leaning in their deliberations.
There is no true legal analysis that we can do, merely tea-leaf reading to attempt a vote-count.
Moving Brands devised a mark that evoked a tea strainer and used black, white and silver for everything from packaging to stationery, setting up a contrast with rivals who used tea-leaf images and brown-and-green graphics.
The tea-leaf reading took a darker turn on the seventh day, when the jurors were told to begin their deliberations anew, after one juror stepped down.
The New Jersey governor will give presidential tea-leaf readers another chance to speculate about his intentions when he delivers a speech next Tuesday at the Reagan Presidential library in Simi Valley, Calif.
Anyway the whole idea around trying tea-leaf read American political views from the perceived lacklustre performance of any 1 movie is deeply stupid.
And to make matters worse, in 2011 Pluto and Uranus will be at odds with each other, which tea-leaf readers believe spells more bad news, especially for next summer.
But she has said she likely won't announce her plans until later in September, ensuring one more month of tea-leaf reading — and teasing — in a year filled with it.