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Definition of the noun afternoon tea

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  1. a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes

Alternative definition of the noun afternoon tea


  1. [Australia, Hong Kong, slang] A small meal eaten between lunch and dinner.


"Afternoon Tea" is a 1910 oil painting by American artist Richard E. Miller, located in the Indianapolis Museum of Art, which is in Indianapolis, Indiana. Like many of Miller's paintings, it depicts women in a sunny scene, filled with flowers, depicted in his Impressionist style with a distinct flavor of Japonism.

  • completed in (106 years ago)
  • media: oil paint, oil on canvas


  1. "Afternoon Tea" is a musical album of Keith Rowe, Oren Ambarchi, Pimmon, Pita, Christian Fennesz.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  2. "Afternoon Tea" is a composition.
  3. "Afternoon Tea" is a musical album of Brown Eyed Susans.


"Afternoon Tea" is a 2011 short drama film directed by DJ Parmar.

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Google previewGreen's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1907)

,, Afternoon tea (avoiding rich cakes and pastry). 6 „ Poached egg on toast or spinach. Milk and potash. 9 „ Cup of soup. 5th Day 8 a.m. — A few rolls of well-fried streaky bacon. Toast and tea. 2 11.30 a.m. — Egg flip, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Kitchen History (2004)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

The Austrian customof jause (afternoon tea) calls for platesof sandwiches and pastries; Chileans take onces (afternoon tea) with similar foods. Poles prefer teaasan evening beverage. In Bhutan,teamakers buysupplies ofjari intriangular cones.

Google previewA Dictionary of Etiquette (1904)

A Guide to Polite Usage for All Social Functions by Walter Cox Green

An afternoon tea is a simple entertainment. Refreshments are generally served to the guests. An innovation lately introduced has become quite popular — namely, young women, invited for the purpose, wait upon the guests, bringing in one ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Etiquette (2005)

A Book of Manners for Everyday Use by Emily Holt

THE afternoon tea, or ceremonious at home, has for some years enjoyed a popularity that shows no signs of waning and has all but done away with the once almost universal evening reception. Such teas are given throughout the winter ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia medica (1900)

by Chalmers Watson

Afternoon tea (avoiding rich cakes and pastry). 6 „ Poached egg on toast or spinach. Milk and potash. 9 „ Cup of soup. 6th Day 8 A.M. — A few rolls of well- fried streaky bacon. Toast and tea. 1 1.30 „ Egg flip, or soup, or milk and potash. Fruit ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

also afternoon tea a small meal served in the afternoon with a cup of tea. 2. Br. a light supper taken after work amongworking class members. 3. Aus. evening meal.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (2010)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

Higher in caffeine than young hyson, it is excellent in the morning and for afternoon tea. Pinhead gunpowder is picked in the early spring before the monsoons. The smaller leaves are rolled between the fingers of the picker before being ...

Google previewThe Complete Encyclopedia of Needlework (2002)

by Thérèse de Dillmont

Afternoon Tea Cloth in Danish Hedebo Openwork (figs. 841 and 842). Our readers are already acquainted with the term "Hedebo," since Fig. 841 . Afternoon tea cloth in Danish Hedebo openwork. we gave an example of this Danish work in ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 7: Foodways by John T. Edge

Afternoon tea dances thrived in hotels from Memphis to Richmond, where “ animal dancing” (the Turkey and Fox Trots) scandalized chaperones. Likewise, in Atlanta, the Apache was danced by Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind author .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Drug Policy (2011)

by Mark A. R. Kleiman, James E. Hawdon

Afternoon tea” soon became the centerpiece of English households. Soon after, coffee houses began springing up around Europe. In the late 1800s, caffeine, identified for its pharmacotherapeutic value, was introduced to the public as a ...

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Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. (Henry James)
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