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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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elevensese‧lev‧en‧ses /ɪˈlevənzɪz/ noun [uncountable] British English old-fashioned  DFa cup of coffee or tea and a biscuit, that you have in the middle of the morning
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elevensesThe horseman threw a couple of sacks over the backs of his horses and sat under the hedge to eat his elevenses.Sykes was dangling a small bough over its nose, possibly an olive branch, perhaps its elevenses.
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