A small box, can, or chest to keep tea in, also called tea caddy.
a tin or jar, used for holding tea; it takes its name from the Chinese or Malayan word catty , describing the weigh of one pound of tea; in the past, tea caddies were equipped with a lock and key
the name given to a tin or jar of tea, which takes its name from the Chinese or Malayan word 'catty' â€“ term used to describe the weight of one pound of tea. In the past tea caddies were equipped with a lock and key.
A lidded receptacle for storing tea in the home. A corruption of the Malay word 'kati' which was adopted (originally as 'catty') by the East India Company as a standard weight of tea (roughly 0.6kg). When tea was at its most expensive, caddies included a lock, for which there was only one key entrusted to the lady of the house.
a can for storing tea
A small, lidded container, usually for tea.
A container for tea, usually silver but also ceramic, wood or enamel. Wooden caddies are usually fitted with two compartments and contain a spoon and glass bowl for blending two types of tea leaf
noun: a small box for tea