from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The usual or traditional time for serving tea, as late afternoon.

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  • noun chiefly UK the traditional time, in the late afternoon, for serving tea (the meal).

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

  • noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes


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