tea·​house | \ ˈtē-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce teahouse (audio) \

Definition of teahouse

: a public house or restaurant where tea and light refreshments are sold

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Recent Examples on the Web The report also describes an underground hockey rink, a church, a tunnel to the seaside and a 260-foot-long bridge leading to a teahouse. Anton Troianovski, BostonGlobe.com, "Navalny, from jail, issues report describing an opulent Putin ‘palace’," 19 Jan. 2021 Fans of the most elegant form of Japanese green tea will be excited to see the Cuzen Matcha machine, which reduces the entire teahouse prep cycle to the press of a button. Gear Team, Wired, "CES 2021 Highlights: 79 Gadgets and Glimpses Into the Future," 14 Jan. 2021 The location, however, is not a tatami mat room in an ancient teahouse. Danielle Demetriou, Condé Nast Traveler, "Hotel the Mitsui Kyoto: First In," 24 Nov. 2020 Human companionship makes a teahouse, says Mr Li, who rented the hall from a collective enterprise in 1995. The Economist, "For the 100th Chaguan column, customers at a chaguan muse on life," 14 Nov. 2020 The new design is part of a host of coronavirus precautions, including timed entry, outdoor seating at the teahouse and crowd limits at all indoor spaces. oregonlive, "What it’s like to visit Portland’s favorite attractions in pandemic times," 4 Sep. 2020 To prepare for fight scenes in alleyways and a London teahouse, Brown trained for nearly two months, both in and out of her cumbersome period costume. Mary Sollosi, EW.com, "Millie Bobby Brown on becoming a Victorian 'wild child' in Enola Holmes," 7 Sep. 2020 One notable fork splits between a path to the teahouse and a path to a pavilion overlooking Lake Zither. oregonlive, "What it’s like to visit Portland’s favorite attractions in pandemic times," 4 Sep. 2020 And now with Shire dead, Aza must step in to save the legacy of Wu Teas, the teahouse that has been in her family for centuries. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, "Paramount Options YA Fantasy Novel 'Caster'," 12 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of teahouse

1689, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jan 2021

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“Teahouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teahouse. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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: a restaurant where tea and other refreshments are served

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