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 for South-Sea tea
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  South \South\, a.
     Lying toward the south; situated at the south, or in a
     southern direction from the point of observation or
     reckoning; proceeding toward the south, or coming from the
     south; blowing from the south; southern; as, the south pole.
     "At the south entry." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     South-Sea tea (Bot.) See Yaupon.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Yaupon \Yau"pon\, n. (Bot.)
     A shrub ({Ilex Cassine) of the Holly family, native from
     Virginia to Florida. The smooth elliptical leaves are used as
     a substitute for tea, and were formerly used in preparing the
     black drink of the Indians of North Carolina. Called also
     South-Sea tea. [Written also yapon, youpon, and
     yupon.]
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