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cream tea

noun

Definition of cream tea

British

  1. :  a small meal eaten in the afternoon that includes tea with scones, jam, and cream



Word by Word Definitions

creamplay
  1. :  the yellowish part of milk containing from 18 to about 40 percent butterfat

    :  a food prepared with cream

    :  something having the consistency of cream

  1. :  to form cream or a surface layer like the cream on standing milk

    :  to break into or cause something to break into a creamy froth

    :  to move like froth

  1. :  a shrub (Camellia sinensis of the family Theaceae, the tea family) cultivated especially in China, Japan, and the East Indies

    :  the leaves, leaf buds, and internodes of the tea plant prepared and cured for the market, classed according to method of manufacture into one set of types (as green tea, black tea, or oolong), and graded according to leaf size into another (as orange pekoe, pekoe, or souchong)

    :  an aromatic beverage prepared from tea leaves by infusion with boiling water


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