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synonyms for pekoe

  • drink
  • brew
  • refreshment
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How to use pekoe in a sentence

The Pekoe is a particular kind of tea-shrub, the leaves of which are all black on the one side, and all white on the other.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
This changes the quality of the Pekoe, for these leaves being scarcely formed, can have very little sap or flavour.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
"The condemned man ate a hearty tea of Orange Pekoe and cress sandwiches," he reflected silently.
THE PALACE OF DARKENED WINDOWSMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
But here he had to choose intelligently among orange pekoe, oolong, Ceylon, and English-breakfast teas.
THE INNOCENTSSINCLAIR LEWIS
Tea gathered exclusively from buds and tips is called "flowery;" if the first young leaf be included, it is "orange pekoe."
EAST OF SUEZFREDERIC COURTLAND PENFIELD
The second leaves make the tea called "orange pekoe," while the third leaves produce a grade of tea called simply "pekoe."
AMERICAN ADVENTURESJULIAN STREET
We may thank God even for this cup of young Pekoe and thick cream, and delicate bread and fresh butter.
PLAYING WITH FIREAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
Becky ate little cream cakes with fluted crusts, and drank Orange Pekoe.
THE TRUMPETER SWANTEMPLE BAILEY
Then you might give us some orange pekoe and—oh, two chicken sandwiches.
THE INNOCENTSSINCLAIR LEWIS
He had been a tea-merchant for a little longer, but had soon tired of pekoe and souchong.
LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIMEOSCAR WILDE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PEKOE

  • brew
  • drink
  • pekoe
  • refreshment
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