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tea wagon

a small table on wheels for carrying articles for use in serving tea.
Also called teacart.
Origin of tea wagon
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Dave spilled him as easily as he might have a tea-wagon laden with dishes.

    Red Dynamite Roy J. Snell
  • He was pushing before him a tea-wagon of wonderful design and craftsmanship.

    The Purple Flame Roy J. Snell
  • He had darted from his chair, brushed by the tea-wagon, ignoring its rattle and the perilous tipping of cups.

    Free Air Sinclair Lewis
  • Alice wheeled the tea-wagon out on the porch, and the four spent a merry half hour together.

    Betty Gordon at Bramble Farm Alice B. Emerson
  • I ain't got to the tea-wagon stage myself, but I've seen 'em out at Rockywold and them places.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • He was pushin' the tea-wagon in front of him, and in the top of that, with just his legs and arms stickin' out, was Babbitt.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
British Dictionary definitions for tea-wagon

tea wagon

a US and Canadian variant for tea trolley
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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