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     ( coffee houses    plural  ) , coffee-house   A coffee house is a kind of bar where people sit to drink coffee and talk. Coffee houses were especially popular in Britain in the 18th century.      n-count  
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coffee     ( coffees    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Coffee is a hot drink made with water and ground or powdered coffee beans.  
Would you like some coffee?...     
      A coffee is a cup of coffee., n-count  
I made a coffee.     
2       n-mass   Coffee is the roasted beans or powder from which the drink is made.  
Brazil harvested 28m bags of coffee in 1991, the biggest crop for four years., ...superior quality coffee.     


coffee bar        ( coffee bars    plural  ) A coffee bar is a small café where non-alcoholic drinks and snacks are sold.      n-count  
coffee bean        ( coffee beans    plural  ) Coffee beans are small dark brown beans that are roasted and ground to make coffee. They are the seeds of the coffee plant.      n-count   usu pl  
coffee break        ( coffee breaks    plural  ) A coffee break is a short period of time, usually in the morning or afternoon, when you stop working and have a cup of coffee.      n-count  
It looks like she'll be too busy to stop for a coffee break.     
coffee cup        ( coffee cups    plural  ) , coffee-cup   A coffee cup is a cup in which coffee is served. Coffee cups are usually smaller than tea cups.      n-count  
coffee grinder        ( coffee grinders    plural  ) A coffee grinder is a machine for grinding coffee beans.      n-count  
coffee house        ( coffee houses    plural  ) , coffee-house   A coffee house is a kind of bar where people sit to drink coffee and talk. Coffee houses were especially popular in Britain in the 18th century.      n-count  
coffee morning        ( coffee mornings    plural  ) A coffee morning is a social event at which coffee and tea are served. It takes place in the morning, and is usually intended to raise money for charity.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
coffee pot        ( coffee pots    plural  ) , coffeepot   A coffee pot is a tall narrow pot with a spout and a lid, in which coffee is made or served.      n-count  
coffee shop        ( coffee shops    plural  ) , coffee-shop   A coffee shop is a kind of restaurant that sells coffee, tea, cakes, and sometimes sandwiches and light meals.      n-count  
coffee table        ( coffee tables    plural  ) , coffee-table   A coffee table is a small low table in a living room.      n-count  
coffee-table book        ( coffee-table books    plural  ) A coffee-table book is a large expensive book with a lot of pictures, which is designed to be looked at rather than to be read properly, and is usually placed where people can see it easily.      n-count  

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exp.
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n.
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n.
act of covering an object, such as a tree, house, or another structure with toilet paper
Syn.: TP'ing
n.
A pipe that carries water and pollutants after being used in houses and businesses.
id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has
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