afternoon tea


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Noun1.afternoon tea - a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakesafternoon tea - a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes; "an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea"
meal, repast - the food served and eaten at one time
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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afternoon tea

n (Brit) → (Nachmittags)tee m

afternoon tea

nm inv
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They saw the robin carry food to his mate two or three times, and it was so suggestive of afternoon tea that Colin felt they must have some.
The gloomy gardener happened to be ill in bed, and the assistant was at vespers-- as Lutheran Germany calls afternoon tea or its equivalent-- so the nurse filled up the holes as well as she could with mould, burying the crushed and mangled roses, cheated for ever of their hopes of summer glory, and I stood by looking on dejectedly.
Except in the gross material sense of the afternoon tea I made no preparations for Mrs.
Bertha Kircher laughed as evenly and with as little hysteria as though she were moved by the small talk of an afternoon tea.
GENEROUS Sunshine Ladies dug deep at a Go Bananas afternoon tea event in a top North East hotel.
PARK PLAZA - LAGUNA KITCHEN & BAR RESTAURANT Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, CF10 3AL, Tel: 029 2011 1103 The swish central Cardiff hotel has marked the up-and-coming National Gin Day with a new tea that combines all the elements of Laguna Kitchen & Bar's classic afternoon tea, combined with a deliciously refreshing Hendrick's elderflower gin cocktail, served in a vintage Hendrick's teapot.
From the Duchess of Bedford to the elites of Dubai, afternoon tea is making quite the scene in the city.
We love the elegance of this most English of customs so read on and tell us where you think is the best place for afternoon tea.
IN recent times, the delightful tradition of afternoon tea has come right back into fashion.
As soon as the Christmas lights shine brightly and festive cheer circulates the city, here's our pick of the best festive afternoon teas | For afternoon tea on |top of the world look no further than 34th floor restaurant Panoramic 34 .
And Olivier is serving a Christmas cracker of an afternoon tea available throughout December.