tea cake
noun Date: 1805 1. a small flat cake usually made with raisins 2. cookie

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tea — W2S1 [ti:] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(drink/leaves)¦ 2 mint/camomile etc tea 3¦(meal)¦ 4 tea and sympathy ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1600 1700; : Chinese; Origin: te] 1.) ¦(DRINK/LEAVES)¦ a) [U and C] a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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