tea shop

noun

Definition of tea shop

chiefly British
: a small restaurant or café : tearoom

Examples of tea shop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bubble tea shop is located next to the new H Mart in Mesa's Asian District. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, "Here are 7 new restaurants to try in Mesa: Someburros, Cha Tea, H Mart's Market Eatery," 12 July 2020 Halima is teaching Nasteha how to run her business, a tea shop in the camp, and glares at men whose eyes linger on the girl. National Geographic, "For these women, an age-old way of life is ending in the Horn of Africa," 19 June 2020 The lease would be $1,000 cheaper each month and the extra space would offer a chance to add a small tea shop in the back. oregonlive, "When Multnomah County reopens, will Portlanders risk returning to normal during coronavirus?," 14 June 2020 Even opening in the middle of a pandemic and among city-wide protests, the tea shop has flourished, with nearly 800 followers on Instagram and steady crowds at the small shop. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, "From milk tea to lattes, bubble tea trend continues to explode with Louisville's new shop," 10 June 2020 But just four months after opening up their dream tea shop, the coronavirus made its way to Dallas. Narda Pérez, Dallas News, "Two sisters own a tea shop in Dallas, but they’re riding out the coronavirus pandemic in South Korea," 19 May 2020 To retirement and all the people that supported that, to the tea shop, everything that I'm involved with. Akeem Glaspie, Indianapolis Star, "Tamika Catchings on Indianapolis: 'It just seems like I'm family and I love that'," 3 Apr. 2020 To help wade through the murky (and bubbly) waters, Chron.com and the Houston Chronicle compiled the 20 best boba tea shops in Houston, according to Yelp reviews. Jay R. Jordan, Houston Chronicle, "These are the 20 best bubble tea spots in Houston, according to Yelp," 18 Feb. 2020 As the humid jumble of roaring motorcycles and bubble-tea shops vanishes behind me, knotted electrical wires make way for betel nut plantations and clotheslines in small-town backyards that straddle railroad tracks first built for loggers. Chris Schalkx, Condé Nast Traveler, "A Road Trip Through Taiwan's Hot Springs and Tea Plantations," 7 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of tea shop

1851, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jul 2020

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“Tea shop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tea%20shop. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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