tea cake

noun
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of tea cake

1 : a small flat cake usually made with raisins
2 : cookie

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First Known Use of tea cake

1805

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of tea cake for English Language Learners

  • : a small, flat cake that usually has raisins and is eaten with tea


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