noun, Chiefly British.
an intermission from work, usually in the middle of the morning or afternoon, for a cup of tea, a snack, etc.
(Brit) a short rest period during working hours during which tea, coffee, etc is drunk
noun acronym (in New Zealand) 1. Tertiary Education Advisory Committee
noun 1. a small box, can, or chest for holding tea leaves.
noun 1. a small cake, cookie, tart, or the like, for serving with tea or punch. 2. (in England) a light, flat, sweet cake with raisins, usually buttered and served hot with tea. noun 1. (Brit) a flat cake made from a yeast dough with raisins in it, usually eaten toasted and buttered
noun 1. tea wagon. noun 1. (US & Canadian) a trolley from which tea is served Also called (in eg Britain) tea trolley