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- British a cooked evening meal: fish and chips for tea [count noun]:the food was nothing like the teas his wife cookedSee also high tea.
verb (teas, teaing, teaed or tea'd /tiːd/)[no object, with adverbial] archaic
mid 17th century: probably via Malay from Chinese (Min dialect) te; related to Mandarin chá. Compare with char3