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Teatime   Listen

A light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes.  Synonyms: afternoon tea, tea.

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"Teatime" Quotes from Famous Books

... Tiresias, though blind, throbbing between two lives, Old man with wrinkled female breasts, can see At the violet hour, the evening hour that strives 220 Homeward, and brings the sailor home from sea, The typist home at teatime, clears her breakfast, lights Her stove, and lays out food in tins. Out of the window perilously spread Her drying combinations touched by the sun's last rays, On the divan are piled (at night her bed) Stockings, slippers, camisoles, and stays. I Tiresias, old man with wrinkled ...
— The Waste Land • T. S. Eliot

Words linked to "Teatime" :   U.K., meal, repast, UK, Britain, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, tea, afternoon tea, Great Britain

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