twankay

twankay

(ˈtwaŋkeɪ)
n
(Cookery) a Chinese green tea
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An Original Burlesque Extravaganza in One Act, which was the first to feature the Widow Twankay as a character.
This was actually a contemporary reference to Twankay Tea, a fashionable brew from that year.
The highest quality grades, the youngest and smallest leaves, are known as "gunpowder," followed by "hyson," "twankay," "hyson skin," and "dust." This is the type of tea is drunk in the Arabic cultures, with mint and lots of sugar, or as Cantonese tea perfumed with jasmine.