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Teatime   Listen

A light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes.  Synonyms: afternoon tea, tea.

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"Teatime" Quotes from Famous Books

... discreetly after her.... But although he waited for an hour, she did not appear, nor was she to be seen in the tea-shop, when, tired and disappointed, he took his place in it. He dallied over his meal, hoping every moment that she would turn up, but at length he had to go away without seeing her. At teatime, he told himself, he would come again and wait for her. He climbed on to a 'bus and let himself be taken to Charing Cross, where he enquired the way to the National Gallery. He wandered through the rooms until his eyes ached with looking at the pictures and his feet were sore with walking on the ...
— The Foolish Lovers • St. John G. Ervine

Words linked to "Teatime" :   meal, repast, Great Britain, afternoon tea, United Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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