New Jersey tea

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • New Jersey tea (Bot) an American shrub, the leaves of which were formerly used as a substitute for tea; redroot. See Redroot.
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Usage

In literature:

The American troops were glad enough to use New Jersey Tea throughout the war.
"Wild Flowers Worth Knowing" by Neltje Blanchan
Photographs come from New Jersey showing Mr. and Mrs. Terhune taking afternoon tea, entirely surrounded by magnificently coated collies.
"When Winter Comes to Main Street" by Grant Martin Overton
New Jersey tea White clusters Dry woodlands; Middle States.
"Harper's Young People, July 13, 1880" by Various
New Jersey Tea, or Ceanothus.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
COMMON NAMES, New Jersey Tea.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
CEANOTHUS, L. NEW JERSEY TEA.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
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