tea bag
noun Date: 1935 a bag usually of filter paper holding enough tea for an individual serving

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tea bag — tea′ bag n. a small sack, usu. of thin paper holding a measured amount of tea leaves for making an individual serving of tea • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

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  • Tea bag — A tea bag is a small, porous paper, silk or nylon sealed bag containing tea leaves for brewing tea. The bag contains the tea leaves while the tea is brewed, making it easier to dispose of the leaves, and performing the same function as a tea… …   Wikipedia

  • tea bag — noun 1. a measured amount of tea in a bag for an individual serving of tea • Hypernyms: ↑tea, ↑tea leaf 2. small paper bag holding a measure of tea • Hypernyms: ↑bag * * * noun : a cloth or filter paper bag holding a measured amount of tea for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tea bag — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tea bag : singular tea bag plural tea bags a small paper bag with tea leaves inside that you put boiling water over to make tea …   English dictionary

  • tea bag — tea bags also teabag N COUNT Tea bags are small paper bags with tea leaves in them. You put them into hot water to make tea …   English dictionary

  • tea bag — noun a small porous bag, holding tea leaves or the herbal equivalent; used to brew a single cup of tea …   Wiktionary

  • tea bag — small porous bag that contains tea leaves to make tea …   English contemporary dictionary

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