Earl Grey


: a black-tea blend flavored with bergamot oil

Examples of Earl Grey in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Flavors could include classics like English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Mint Verbena, or Chamomile. Moriah Mason, Southern Living, 9 Nov. 2023 Recipe: Fruit and Spice Cranberry Chutney 22 of 33 Iain Bagwell Spiced-Tea Cranberry Sauce Earl Grey tea is the secret ingredient in this sweetly aromatic, lightly spiced sauce. Sunset Staff, Sunset Magazine, 2 Nov. 2023 Lounge on a couch while sipping tea faves like Cream Earl Grey and Relax. Essence, 25 Oct. 2023 My friend orders the Earl Grey Marteani ($17), which looks delicious and is made with gin, earl Grey tea, lemon, and egg white. Bon Appétit Contributor, Bon Appétit, 20 Oct. 2023 The pro-move is to try each of these at least once: a baguette, an Earl Grey macaron and an almond croissant. Felicia Campbell, The Arizona Republic, 5 Sep. 2023 The truffles, rolled from chocolate infused with raspberry Earl Grey tea, butter and cream, are satisfying. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 25 Aug. 2023 There is also a closet reimagined as a full bar, from which the bartender hands you a vintage crystal tumbler filled with the house drink, Earl Grey Bourbon Punch, icy cold. Bebe Howorth, ELLE Decor, 18 Aug. 2023 The brands tout flavors from Earl Grey to goat cheese with cherries. Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN, 16 July 2023 See More

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Word History


Charles Grey, second Earl Grey †1845 English statesman

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Earl Grey was in 1936

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“Earl Grey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Earl%20Grey. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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