[1910s+] (N.Z.) a bowler hat.
[1930s+] (orig. N.Z. milit.) to lose emotional control.
SE in slang uses
[1920s] (US) an effete young man who attends smart tea parties and charms old ladies.
[late 19C–1900s] a third-rate feast, where even the buns are not enough to make one full.
[late 19C+] a tea party, esp. with image of children struggling for sticky buns; any party.
[1940s] (UK Und.) public relief.
[late 19C] (US) a coffeehouse.
[1910s–30s] a teetotaller; thus bun-punching adj., teetotal.
[1990s+] (N.Z.) a person who delivers lunch and snacks around offices.
[late 19C–1950s] a tea party.
[20C+] the mouth.
1. [late 19C–1900s] (orig. milit.) a tea party; also attrib. (the implication is of ‘soft’ liberalism).
2. [late 19C+] (Aus./N.Z.) a general jollification.
see separate entry.