from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Chiefly British Tea or coffee taken at midmorning and often accompanied by a snack.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A snack or that is similar to afternoon tea, but eaten in the late morning.
From dialectal elevens ("the eleven-o'clock meal"). (Wiktionary)