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card table

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noun
  1. a small, light table, usually with folding legs, used mainly for card games.

Origin of card table

First recorded in 1705–15
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Examples from the Web for card table

Historical Examples

  • Of the incidents of the card-table I could remember next to nothing.

    Sir Jasper Carew

    Charles James Lever

  • "I have been very busy," replied he, and walking from the card-table, went up to him.

    A Simple Story

    Mrs. Inchbald

  • One morning I got up from the card-table after sitting there thirty-six hours.

    The Trail of '98

    Robert W. Service

  • Minerva seated herself at the card-table and played at Patience.

    Ixion In Heaven

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • He leaned over the card-table and gave himself up to looking at her.

    O Pioneers!

    Willa Cather