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n. Chiefly British
A fairly substantial meal that includes tea and is served in the late afternoon or early evening.
(Cookery) Brit See tea4c
Brit. a late afternoon or early evening meal at which tea is served.
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dinner - the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday; "dinner will be at 8"; "on Sundays they had a large dinner when they returned from church"
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