tea shop


Definition of tea shop

chiefly British
: a small restaurant or café : tearoom

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Go to a tea shop or a tea market, where vendors will prepare and pour samples for you. Elizabeth Chang, Washington Post, "The best souvenirs to bring home from 10 countries," 2 July 2019 In Carsamba on the night of the debate earlier this month, dozens of men squatted on plastic stools in the street in front of a tea shop, eyeing the projector-screen spectacle. Laura King, latimes.com, "Repeat election for Istanbul mayor is a key test for Turkey’s authoritarian-minded president," 22 June 2019 Credit cards: All major Handicap accessible: Yes Bottom line: This may not yet be a royally good British tea shop, but the potential is unmistakable. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Emma's Tea Spot brings a bit of British charm to Hamilton," 27 Mar. 2018 Coffee and tea shops per capita is by the square root of the population. Shayndi Raice, WSJ, "How Amazon Picked HQ2 and Jilted 236 Cities," 14 Nov. 2018 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

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First Known Use of tea shop

1851, in the meaning defined above

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