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ancestor tea noun

The weak tea resulting from topping a pot up with hot water a second or subsequent time

Origin

The conceit is that the pourer would point to portraits of her/his ancestors while holding the pot to agitate the leaves – 1940-70s?

Collected by

Pa
Noel King – father of Naomi

Submitted: 26/05/2021 by Mark

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