elevenses

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A cup of tea and a scone would be nice for elevenses

From dialectal elevens (the eleven-o'clock meal).

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elevenses (usually uncountable, plural elevenses)

  1. (Britain, informal) A short mid-morning break taken around eleven o'clock for a drink or light snack.

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