Definition of English breakfast tea

1. Noun. Black tea grown in China.

Exact synonyms: Congo, Congou, Congou Tea
Generic synonyms: Black Tea

Lexicographical Neighbors of English Breakfast Tea

English Bluebell
English Canada
English Carrier
English Carriers
English Channel
English Civil War
English English
English Midlands
English Revolution
English bean
English billiards
English bond
English bonds
English breakfast tea (current term)
English bulldog
English cavalry saddle
English cocker spaniel
English covenants
English daisy
English department
English disease
English elm
English foxhound
English hawthorn
English horn
English horns
English iris

Literary usage of English breakfast tea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1921)
"... the green leaves with coppery edges of the oolong tea, and the brownish black or reddish black leaves of the English breakfast tea. ..."

2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1893)
"The American tea was tested by Mr. Gillet Gill, who pronounced it ci|ual to the best high-grade English breakfast tea and superior to many grades that come ..."

3. The Correct Thing in Good Society by Florence Howe Hall (1888)
"To remember that English breakfast tea is now the favorite and fashionable variety. To remember that cheap English breakfast tea is not fit to drink; ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"English breakfast tea, a name given in the United ... 1 and English breakfast tea, above,—South Sea tea, a misnomer of the yaupon. ..."

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