teahouse
noun Date: 1689 a public house or restaurant where tea and light refreshments are sold

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • teahouse — [tē′hous΄] n. a place, as in the Far East, where tea and other refreshments are served …   English World dictionary

  • teahouse — UK [ˈtiːˌhaʊs] / US [ˈtɪˌhaʊs] noun [countable] Word forms teahouse : singular teahouse plural teahouses 1) a small restaurant, especially in Asia, where tea and cakes are served 2) a tearoom 1) …   English dictionary

  • teahouse — /tee hows /, n., pl. teahouses / how ziz/. a restaurant or other establishment, esp. in the Far East, where tea and refreshments are served. [1680 90; TEA + HOUSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • teahouse — noun a public restaurant that sells tea and light refreshments …   Wiktionary

  • teahouse — tea|house [ˈti:haus] n a special house in China or Japan where tea is served, often as part of a ceremony …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • teahouse — tea|house [ ti,haus ] noun count 1. ) a small restaurant, especially in Asia, where tea and cakes are served 2. ) a TEAROOM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • teahouse — n. cafe or restaurant where tea is served …   English contemporary dictionary

  • teahouse — noun (C) a special house in China or Japan where tea is served, often as part of a ceremony …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • teahouse — tea•house [[t]ˈtiˌhaʊs[/t]] n. pl. hous•es [[t] ˌhaʊ zɪz[/t]] a restaurant or other establishment, esp. in the Far East, where tea and refreshments are served • Etymology: 1680–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • teahouse —   Hale inu kī …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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