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tea set

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Pronunciation: /ˈtiːsɛt
 
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Definition of tea set in English:

noun

A set of crockery for serving tea.
Example sentences
  • Luckily the only thing that was trashed was the table where the tea set was on.
  • Cole himself designed a tea set which he entered, using the pseudonym Felix Summerly, at an exhibition organised by the Society of Arts in 1845.
  • However we didn't bring the tea set up [at the wedding] so we had sort of an improvised ceremony instead, just with the Chinese relatives.

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