a prickly-stemmed Arabian vine, Cucumis dipsaceus, of the gourd family, having burlike, bristly fruit.
- Tease out
verb 1. (transitive, adverb) to extract (information) with difficulty Lure out, obtain or extract with effort, as in We had a hard time teasing the wedding date out of him. This term alludes to the literal sense of tease, “untangle or release something with a pointed tool.” [ Mid-1900s ]
noun 1. a person or thing that teases. 2. Theater. a drapery or flat piece across the top of the proscenium arch that masks the flies and that, together with the tormentors, forms a frame for the stage opening. 3. Printing, Journalism. kicker (def 9). 4. an advertisement that lures customers or clients by offering […]
noun 1. a set of chinaware for preparing and drinking hot beverages, especially tea. 2. a set of silver or other metalware for preparing and serving hot beverages, especially tea. noun 1. the china or pottery articles used in serving tea, including a teapot, cups, saucers, etc
noun 1. (Brit) a restaurant where tea and light refreshments are served Also called tearoom