tea chest


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Noun1.tea chest - chest for storing or transporting teatea chest - chest for storing or transporting tea
chest - box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy
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tea chest

n (Brit) → Kiste f

tea chest

ncassa per il tè
References in classic literature ?
Pierre, girt with a rope round his waist and wearing shoes Karataev had made for him from some leather a French soldier had torn off a tea chest and brought to have his boots mended with, went up to the sick man and squatted down beside him.
Dear dear,' said Flora, 'only to think of the changes at home Arthur--cannot overcome it, and seems so natural, Mr Clennam far more proper--since you became familiar with the Chinese customs and language which I am persuaded you speak like a Native if not better for you were always quick and clever though immensely difficult no doubt, I am sure the tea chests alone would kill me if I tried, such changes Arthur--I am doing it again, seems so natural, most improper--as no one could have believed, who could have ever imagined Mrs Finching when I can't imagine it myself
Following the service, we went over to the Church Hall where I was introduced to Len Garry, the original tea chest bass player in The Quarrymen skiffle group which John Lennon led.
DRAGONFLYTEA EXPLORERS TEA CHEST NO1 PS40 This luxury scented candle fuses the warm and fragrant tea notes with the aromatic hints of aged wood.
It was the punk of its day, it made people pick up an instrument (often crude and homemade), it mattered not if you couldn't really play, it was exciting and powerful, and they all believed they were on The Rock Island Line, when the tea chest bass kicked in.
Whimsical humor and subversion, the favorite playing field for fashion's enfant terrible, also come together--Sailor style--in a tea chest, a hat box dressed in sailor stripes and an iconic red pom-pom recalling the famous sailor uniform: Sailor Box (42 assorted tea bags, $59); Tattoo Mug (15 ounces, includes a stainless steel infuser, $29.
The gift items include Twelve Teas, Tea Chest Four, Tea Keeper and Wooden Box.
The moving correspondence between a soldier serving during World War Two and his wife anxiously waiting for him back home have been found in a tea chest by relatives.
Margaret's Fine Imports Tea Pittsburgh not only sells over 200 loose and bagged teas and many gourmet coffees, but there you can buy many unique holiday presents and Christmas gifts like: German Cookies and Cakes, Jessie Steele aprons, funny aprons, imported chocolates and candy, coffee and tea accessories, pouch mugs, tea chest, tea pots, and Polish chocolates, sweets and cards.
At 76 years old, she's almost certainly the oldest - and quite possibly the only - tea chest bassist in the Midlands.
She was huckled out clutching a Kleenex, and before her limo had reached the end of the street, a Pickfords van was at the door and the good china was coming out in a tea chest.
The presence of only a single mote spoon among this assembly gives a clear indication of its use by the person in charge of the tea chest, for these spoons have pierced bowls and a long tapered stem (Fig.