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nounSouth African, NZ, Australian
A party held before a wedding to which female guests bring items of kitchen equipment as presents for the bride-to-be.
- ‘It was reported that all staff members had been asked to contribute to a kitchen tea for Madiba.’
- ‘I once went to a kitchen tea in the 'burbs where there were 12 women.’
- ‘Apparently she hosted her kitchen tea in Mthatha last Saturday - although the coy bride-to-be denied it yesterday.’
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