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high tea

n. Chiefly British
A fairly substantial meal that includes tea and is served in the late afternoon or early evening.

high tea

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n.
Brit. a late afternoon or early evening meal at which tea is served.
[1825–35]
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Noun1.high tea - substantial early evening meal including tea
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
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He had spent the whole afternoon at the Manor House in consultation with his two colleagues, and returned about five with a ravenous appetite for a high tea which I had ordered for him.
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