tea parlour

Definitions

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

In literature:

There is high tea going on in the parlour, and a pleasant, cheerful party they are, assembled round the tea-table.
"Gladys, the Reaper" by Anne Beale
Do you think,' coaxingly, 'that you could get tea for us in the parlour, Mrs. Hunter?
"Uncle Max" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
In the little shop parlour now sat a woman and her husband, at their five-o'clock tea.
"Adrien Leroy" by Charles Garvice
At a table in the little parlour sat the clerk's wife, presiding at a solitary tea-table by the light of a candle.
"Elster's Folly" by Mrs. Henry Wood
TREE-LEAVES in the garden, and tea-leaves in the parlour, are good for mulching.
"Mary's Meadow" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Miss Deborah's little bright orbs twinkled when she entered the parlour with the tea-tray and found how the three were occupied.
"Aunt Judith" by Grace Beaumont
One evening the whole of the family were seated at tea in the back parlour.
"Percival Keene" by Frederick Marryat
When thoroughly cleaned, Tottie and baby were wrapped up in shawls and set down to a hearty tea in the parlour.
"Post Haste" by R.M. Ballantyne
When I went into the parlour an hour later at tea-time I found them sitting one on each side of the fire.
"The Lowest Rung" by Mary Cholmondeley
I suppose she had had her tea in the parlour.
"Faces and Places" by Henry William Lucy
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In poetry:

Susannah Maud was number six;
But she did not survive a day;
Poor Sue, she had no parlour tricks
And hardly anything to say.
A little strychnine in her tea
Finished her off, and I was free.
"Bluebeard" by Harry Graham

In news:

Piccadilly Parlour Victorian Tea Room, 114 S Broad St, Canfield, was the location of the Sept 25 meeting of three Red Hat groups.
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