tea rose

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tea rose any of several hybrid bush roses derived from a tea-scented Chinese rose with pink or yellow flowers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tea rose (Bot) a delicate and graceful variety of the rose (Rosa Indica, var. odorata), introduced from China, and so named from its scent. Many varieties are now cultivated.
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Usage

In literature:

After tea, Landon insisted on strolling round and collecting all the roses he could lay his hands on for Joan.
"To Love" by Margaret Peterson
Agnes, barely touching her tea, rose to say goodbye.
"Robert Orange" by John Oliver Hobbes
We saw many kinds of tea-roses, with their delicate tints.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
A pretty, delicate tea-rose thing, she stood at an age of divided appreciations.
"The Readjustment" by Will Irwin
She rose slowly, and made her tea, drank it off scalding hot, and then rubbed some more liniment on the hand.
"Good Luck" by L. T. Meade
I rose hurriedly, and leaving my tea bolted for the door which leads into Castle Street.
"Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate" by Charles Turley
Invitations poured in from St. Helen's, to lunch, to dinner, to afternoon teas; but of these Rose would none.
"In the High Valley" by Susan Coolidge
For jewels, reddish topaz, and amethyst are beautiful for this type, and tea-roses a most effective flower.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
We have roses as large as tea-saucers then, and any quantity of them.
"Lippincott's Magazine, September, 1885" by Various
Beatrix rose from the tea table, as he crossed the room towards her.
"The Dominant Strain" by Anna Chapin Ray
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In poetry:

And here you come, with a cup of tea
Wreathed in steam.
The blood jet is poetry,
There is no stopping it.
You hand me two children, two roses.
"Kindness" by Sylvia Plath
My stately old aristocrats—
I fancy still their talk must be
Of rose - conserves and Persian cats,
And lavender and Indian tea;—
I wonder sometimes as I pass
If they approve of me.
"The Poplars" by Theodosia Garrison

In news:

Researchers Find Anti-inflammatory Benefits in White Tea, Witch Hazel and Rose.
Despite the dropping temperatures, some of Lorrie Kraft's tea roses have continued to bloom well into November.
In Tuesday's flower show at the Wayne County Fair, best of show for hybrid tea roses went to Carol Morris of Apple Creek.
In response to the increasing number of consumers looking to experiment with flavors, Red Rose Tea launched a line of hand-crafted black teas inspired by desserts.
Red Rose Simply Indulgent Teas.
When Austin Amento describes his product's flavors, he might use words like cherry, blueberry, tea rose and lemon.
Fiddler and author Tom Morley on March 3, 2012, at the Shamrock, Rose and Thistle Tea Room in Mobile, Alabama.
This Turkish-inspired tea blend offers the refreshing aroma of red fruits and orange blossom water, along with traditional Chinese green tea and a touch of rose.
'Pop the Cork' hybrid tea is the signature rose for the 2013 Portland Rose Festival.
A long-stemmed hybrid tea named 'Pop the Cork' celebrates the Portland Rose Festival as the 2013 signature rose.
'Pop the Cork' hybrid tea is the signature rose for the 2013 Portland Rose Festival .
Fiddler and author Tom Morley on March 3, 2012, at the Shamrock, Rose and Thistle Tea Room in Mobile, Alabama.
Teas are made from silver needle white tea combined with flowers including amaranth, calendula, chrysanthemum, jasmine and rose.
A Queen Elizabeth tea rose bares its petals in Lorrie Kraft's garden on Oct 11.
Kraft has grown tea roses for 25 years.
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