tea bag


: a bag usually of filter paper holding enough tea for an individual serving

Examples of tea bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each tea bag contains chocolate bits, rooibos, peppermint leaves, sugar, and hazelnut bits. Moriah Mason, Southern Living, 14 Nov. 2023 The calendar itself has a gorgeous blue and silver winter wonderland design, and the little cotton tea bags are both chic and eco-friendly. Carina Finn, Bon Appétit, 13 Nov. 2023 Meanwhile, place water and tea bags in a small saucepan over medium high; bring to a boil. Antonia Debianchi, Peoplemag, 7 Nov. 2023 Total Time: 8 mins Servings: 5 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 tea bags 1 quart boiling water Directions Place tea bags in a heatproof pitcher or glass measure. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 July 2023 But this evidence is contestable: A pack of 200 tea bags would last far longer than a 200-gram bag of ground coffee, which would normally make about 30 cups. Megan Specia, New York Times, 23 Sep. 2023 Remove tea bags, letting excess liquid drain into tea. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 18 Sep. 2023 Price at time of publication: $30 ($0.31 per tea bag) Product Details: Form: tea bag Type: organic spearmint leaf Dose: 1500 mg spearmint Other ingredients: none Third-Party Tested: n/a What Is PCOS? Casey Seiden, Ms, Rdn, Cdn, Health, 22 Aug. 2023 There’s a tea chest — like a bar cart, except topped with four glass jars filled with loose-leaf tea bags and stocked with speckled beige mugs. Maya Kachroo-Levine, Travel + Leisure, 23 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tea bag was in 1935

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“Tea bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tea%20bag. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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tea bag

: a bag usually of filter paper holding enough tea for an individual serving
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