tea shop


Definition of tea shop

chiefly British
: a small restaurant or café : tearoom

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Those who have opposed the bans include owners of bubble tea shops, who say the drinks’ tapioca balls require wide straws. Bob Tita, WSJ, "The Summer of Plastic-Straw Bans: How We Got There," 7 Aug. 2018 In the first, Zhuang Liehong, a 30-year-old fisherman’s son and tea shop owner, and his wife, Little Yan, come to Flushing, Queens, in 2014. Leslie T. Chang, New York Times, "Hustling in Flushing: A Chinese Immigrant Couple Struggles to Decode Life in Queens," 1 June 2018 In addition to selling to individual customers, Sunshine Organic Herbals sells to birth centers, chiropractors, spas, tea shops, coffee houses and specialty shops. Austen Erblat, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Sunshine Organic Herbals now open in Delray Beach," 6 July 2018 That year Santa brought us a miniature brownstone, tea shop and cafe. Kevin Fisher-paulson, SFChronicle.com, "On the town — or in this house, many towns," 3 July 2018 Fast-forward to World War I, when Nathanial Coxon a native Bermudan and owner of a tea shop, found his employees, who wore a traditional English navy blazer and khaki pants as their uniform, were just too hot. Elizabeth Wellington, Philly.com, "LeBron James showing a little pre-game leg was more masculine than you think | Elizabeth Wellington," 1 June 2018 It will be operated by franchisee Daxin LLC, founded by Shishen Li, who also owns a boba tea shop in town. Paul Takahashi, Houston Chronicle, "Japanese curry franchise to open first Houston restaurant," 26 June 2018 With its marble hues, minimalist decor and large copper kettles filled with simmering hot masala chai, no other shop exudes as much cool factor as this modern tea shop. Sarah Fritsche, San Francisco Chronicle, "Where to find unforgettable tea and coffee service in the Bay Area," 25 May 2018 Nothing gets an Anglophile’s heart a-racing like the arrival of an authentic British tea shop in the Baltimore area. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Emma's Tea Spot brings a bit of British charm to Hamilton," 27 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of tea shop

1851, in the meaning defined above

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