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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.
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high tea

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high′ tea′


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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Wouldn't miss our Saturday high tea for anything," said the Chief, as he restored order among his men with a nod, a word, and an occasional shake.
He could only remember stoutly resisting her entreaty that he should await the returning family and have high tea with them before he drove home.
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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Featuring an outdoor terrace, there are several lifestyle experiences awaiting visitors, including magnificent views of the city while indulging in high tea, sundowner time with cocktails and canapes and an evening cocktail setting when guests can celebrate with the finest selection of beverages and canapes.
There are several lifestyle experiences awaiting visitors: From 12:30pm to 4pm, they can take in magnificent views of the city while indulging in High Tea. From 5:30pm to 7pm, it is sundowner time with cocktails and canapes, which will then move to an evening cocktail setting from 7:30pm to midnight, when guests can celebrate with the finest selection of beverages and canapes.
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