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BOHEA (a word derived from the Wu-i h...

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 121 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BOHEA (a word derived from the Wu-i hills in the Fuhkien province of China, b being substituted for W or V), a kind of black tea (q.v.), or, in the 18th and early 19th centuries, tea generally, as in Pope's line, " So past her time 'twixt reading and bohea." Later the name " bohea " has been applied to an inferior quality of tea grown late in the season.
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