elevenses


elev·ens·es

noun plural but sometimes singular in construction \-vən-zəz\

Definition of ELEVENSES

British
:  light refreshment (as a snack) taken in the middle of the morning

Origin of ELEVENSES

double plural of eleven (o'clock)
First Known Use: circa 1819

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