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English breakfast

a hearty breakfast typically including eggs, bacon or ham, toast, and tea or coffee.
Origin of English breakfast
1800-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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Historical Examples
  • Never boil any tea but english-breakfast tea; for all others, simple steeping gives the drink in perfection.

  • But here he had to choose intelligently among orange pekoe, oolong, Ceylon, and english-breakfast teas.

    The Innocents Sinclair Lewis
Contemporary definitions for english-breakfast

a relatively hearty breakfast of eggs, meat, baked goods or cereal, fruit or juice, and tea or coffee, eaten in the UK's 21st Century Lexicon
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