tea bag

noun

Definition of tea bag 

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

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Pack the fine mesh infuser with loose-leaf tea or tea bags and fill the pitcher with boiling water to steep the tea for five minutes. Ann Trieger Kurland, BostonGlobe.com, "You don’t have to wait for iced tea anymore," 16 Apr. 2018 After sampling and tea drinking are done, the productive two hours will end with goodies to go: fresh herbs, potted plants, Lauer’s personal tea recipes and about a dozen tea bags. Ginger Brashinger, Daily Southtown, "Learn how to grow, pick and blend your own tea herbs during Palos Park workshop," 27 June 2018 Remove tea bags and stir in peach preserves until dissolved. Ashleigh Spitza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Keep it simple and seasonal in the kitchen during summer," 7 June 2018 Remove tea bags from raisins and spoon raisins and some of their syrup over porridge. Chris Morocco, Bon Appetit, "Mixed Grain and Coconut Porridge," 19 Mar. 2018 After filling open-ended tea bags made of conventional filter paper, students will add a string to the bag and then iron the opening closed. Ginger Brashinger, Daily Southtown, "Learn how to grow, pick and blend your own tea herbs during Palos Park workshop," 27 June 2018 My typical brew is 2 bags of decaf tea + 2 bags Chai flavored tea bags. Alex Van Buren, Health.com, "5 Ways to Use Your Instant Pot Instead of Your Stove (and Keep You Kitchen Cooler All Summer)," 13 June 2018 Remove from heat, add tea bags and steep 5 minutes. Ashleigh Spitza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Keep it simple and seasonal in the kitchen during summer," 7 June 2018 Remove the water from the heat and add the tea bags. Maya Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, "This homemade coconut iced tea is positively dreamy," 27 June 2018

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First Known Use of tea bag

1935, in the meaning defined above

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tea bag

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tea bag

: a small bag of dried tea leaves that is soaked in hot water to make tea

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