One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A hollow ball of perforated metal to hold tea leaves, over which boiling water is poured in order to make a drink of tea.
- ‘Crumble the leaves if necessary to mix evenly, but not enough to go through your strainer or tea ball.’
- ‘‘No’ she replied as she lifted the tea ball out of the teapot and placed in the sink.’
- ‘You can even use a tea ball it you want to get high tech!’
- ‘The Tommy Larsen tea infuser is a great alternative to those cheap metal tea balls that discolour and never seem to last very long.’
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