from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A beverage made from spiced black tea, honey, and milk.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A beverage made with black teas, steamed milk and sweet spices based loosely on Indian recipes
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Gipsy girl or woman.
Ultimately from Chinese (Mandarin) chá, tea.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hindi चाय / چای (ćāy), from Persian چای, from Turkish çay , from Sinitic 茶 (chá).  (Wiktionary)