Definition for Bohea

Bohea, proper n. [Chinese Wu-i(shan), mountain, hills north of Fuhkien.] (webplay: tea).

Coarse herb; cheap hot drink; low-priced tea from China; area that first exported black tea to England (see E.B. Browning's Aurora Leigh); [word play on “Bohemian”] vagabond; gypsy; roaming artist; [fig.] waxwing; noisy bird; personified migratory fowl.

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