tea parlor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tea parlor a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
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Usage

In literature:

The tea-table was in the parlor.
"Song of the Lark" by Willa Cather
After tea, he and Marie and Miss Ophelia took possession of the parlor almost in silence.
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Yesterday we were having tea in my HIDEOUS parlor when we suddenly determined to revolt against so much unnecessary ugliness.
"Dear Enemy" by Jean Webster
Now Phoebe was drinking tea with Reginald Falcon, in her little parlor.
"A Simpleton" by Charles Reade
This was the occasion mentioned by Howells when Mrs. Clemens made tea for them in the parlor for the last time.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
A cheerful fire was burning in the grate, when the family returned to the parlor, from the tea-table.
"Oscar" by Walter Aimwell
We had a cup of tea in Tish's parlor, but she kept us out of the bedroom, where we could hear Miss Swift running the sewing machine.
"More Tish" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
After tea, she gave us some music in the parlor.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 100, February, 1866" by Various
One evening I went into the parlor before tea, and took up a newspaper.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 5, May, 1864" by Various
Over tea and toast in the small parlor the two men often drew comfort from each other.
"That Lass O' Lowrie's" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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In news:

The parlor of the 1886 Verlaque House on the grounds of the Guy B Woodward Museum will be the setting for the fourth annual Victorian High Tea .
The Chinese condiment made from dried seafood and chiles highlights the turnip cake from the recently reopened Nom Wah Tea Parlor , now brightly outfitted with a '60s diner decor and revamped menu.
Nom Wah Tea Parlor on Doyers Street in Chinatown.
But while the latter correspond to every visitor's image of France, tea parlors tend to evoke England.
The Chinese condiment made from dried seafood and chiles highlights the turnip cake from the recently reopened Nom Wah Tea Parlor, now brightly outfitted with a '60s diner decor and revamped menu.
Nom Wah Tea Parlor on Doyers Street in Chinatown.
Instead of a full-scale period picnic and historic reenactments on the Loring-Greenough House lawn, across from the monument, about 25 people turned out for tea in the house parlor.
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