tea-like drink


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tea-like drink a beverage that resembles tea but is not made from tea leaves
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In literature:

She would have liked to sit there, drinking more tea, and continuing to talk of herself to Rosedale.
"House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton
I poured alcohol in me, and it was like drinking iced tea.
"Adventures and Letters" by Richard Harding Davis
I feel like drinking now hot, strong tea.
"Foma Gordyeff" by Maxim Gorky
Here and there at the tables sat men both ragged and decently clad, like laboring-men or petty tradesmen, and a few women drinking tea.
"What To Do? thoughts evoked by the census of Moscow" by Count Lyof N. Tolstoi
Apply heat, and give hot drinks, like hot ginger tea.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
I like to drink tea in the open air.
"Armenian Literature" by Anonymous
But I'd rather go through all that again, I'd rather play tennis and drink tea, even, than to go through another night like that.
"Roy Blakely, Pathfinder" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Like the poor of the land through which they wander, they are fond of tea, drinking it at every meal.
"The Gipsies' Advocate or, Observations on the Origin, Character, Manners, and Habits of The English Gipsies" by James Crabb
She made them drink the acid tea, and taste the chalk-like bread and butter sandwiches.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
Their drink should be tea, coffee, or the like; they ought also to take much exercise, and but little sleep.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton

In news:

Hot tea might not sound like the most refreshing of drinks for a 100-degree day.
They waved Egyptian flags with religious slogans like "There is no God but God and Mohammed is his messenger," while eating popcorn and drinking tea.
Plus, drinking water can help edge out calories from calorie-laden beverages like juice, soda and even sweetened tea or coffee.
Here's a puzzle, posed in a recent NPR segment: why do millions of people in places like India drink hot tea in hot weather .
Research out of the University of Nevada suggests women who drink caffeinated beverages like coffee, tea and soda have a tough time getting pregnant .