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tea lead

[led] /lɛd/
noun
1.
hard, stiff sheet lead, originally used as a lining for tea chests.
Origin of tea lead
1805-1815
1805-15
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  • I used to get big wads of tea lead from the grocer and melt it in the little crucible.

    The Affable Stranger Peter McArthur

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