tea tray
noun Date: 1761 a tray that accommodates a tea set

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  • tea tray — tea′ tray n. a tray for articles used in serving tea • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • tea tray — n. a tray for carrying cups, plates, spoons, etc. in serving tea or other light refreshment …   English World dictionary

  • tea tray — noun a tray that accommodates a tea service • Hypernyms: ↑tray • Member Holonyms: ↑tea service, ↑tea set * * * noun : a tray that accommodates a tea service * * * a tray for carrying or holding articles used in serving tea. [1765 75] * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • tea tray — /ˈti treɪ/ (say tee tray) noun a tray on which articles used in serving tea are carried …   Australian English dictionary

  • tea tray — a tray for carrying or holding articles used in serving tea. [1765 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • tea tray — noun A tray, sometimes of silver, for holding a tea service …   Wiktionary

  • tea tray — platter on which tea is served …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tea-tray — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tea draining tray — The Tea draining tray , Tea Tray , Gonfu Tea Tray , or Tea Sea is an integral piece of equipment for the Gongfu Tea Ceremony.It is essentially a grate, which allows excess and waste liquids to be drained away, and either collected in a pan under… …   Wikipedia

  • tea service — noun a set of china or silverware for serving tea (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑tea set • Hypernyms: ↑tableware • Member Meronyms: ↑cream pitcher, ↑creamer, ↑sugar bowl, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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