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Bohea meaning

Bohea - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. Bohea tea, an inferior kind of black tea. See under Tea.
  2. 2. tea, an inferior kind of black tea. See under Tea.

Bohea - examples of usage

  1. Punctual to the time and place, that same evening beheld the injured Cudmore resume his wonted corner, pretty much with the feeling with which a forlorn hope stands match in hand to ignite the train destined to explode with ruin to thousands - himself perhaps amongst the number: there he sat with a brain as burning, and a heart as excited, as though, instead of sipping his bohea beside a sea- coal fire, he was that instant trembling beneath the frown of Dr. Elrington, for the blunders in his Latin theme, and what terror to the mind of a " Jib" can equal that one? - "The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete", Charles James Lever (1806-1872).
  2. He tasted his tea, and did not drink it, saying it had a gritty, bad taste, and asked Miss whether she had not put too much of the black stuff in it, meaning Bohea tea. - "Trial-of-Mary-Blandy", Roughead, William.
  3. All, however, admitted that it produced a cheering effect upon their spirits; and, after drinking it, they felt in that peculiarly happy state of mind which one experiences after a cup of the real " Bohea." - "Popular Adventure Tales", Mayne Reid.
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