tea table

noun

Definition of tea table

: a table used or spread for tea specifically : a small table for serving afternoon tea

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First Known Use of tea table

1688, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jan 2021

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“Tea table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tea%20table. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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