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dinner table

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  1. dining table.
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Origin of dinner table

First recorded in 1800–10
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • Sitting at their dinner-table, they could hear the cry of one of the children in pain.

  • And past the dinner-table, now smoking and ready, he slithered out of the house.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • What in heaven's name was he doing at Audrey Craven's dinner-table?

    Audrey Craven

    May Sinclair

  • If he was great at the dinner-table, he was greater in the drawing-room.

    Tony Butler

    Charles James Lever

  • What, for instance, is the cost of the bouquet on your dinner-table?