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dinner table

Origin of dinner table
1800-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • After you left the dinner table, I didn't choose to tell it; I preferred to wait for you.

  • At the breakfast table and at the dinner table the talk was of the snow.

    The Daughter of a Magnate Frank H. Spearman
  • Ellie Dawson took the steaks from the grill and set them, still sizzling, on the dinner table.

    The Coffin Cure Alan Edward Nourse
  • Well, didn't she look forlorn last night at the dinner table?

    Jewel Clara Louise Burnham
  • The Bordeaux wine circulated; the dinner table became a livelier scene than ever, and the fun grew fast and furious.

    Father Goriot Honore de Balzac

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