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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A Chinese green tea with twisted leaves.

Usage examples (28)
  • This consists of the young leaf buds just as they begin to unfold, and forms a fine and delicate kind of young hyson, which is held in high estimation by the natives,...
  • Wilmington ten or twelve chests of the finest hyson, which were distributed among the hospitals; and a lot of silver ingots made a narrow escape from confiscation.
  • “Really, madam, you must be aware that every volume of a narrative turns less and less interesting as the author draws to a conclusion, — just like your tea, which, though...
  • Still, I'll engage I am tory enough yet to like the smell of hyson. for more
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