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 Teaspoon (A).Teazle (Sir Peter). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tea’zle (Lady).
 
A lively, innocent country maiden, married to Sir Peter, who is old enough to be her father. Planted in the hotbed of London gaiety, she formed a liaison with Joseph Surface, but, being saved from disgrace, repented and reformed. (Sheridan: School for Scandal.) (See TOWNLY.)   1
 


 Teaspoon (A).Teazle (Sir Peter). 

 
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