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drawing table

a table having a surface consisting of a drawing board adjustable to various heights and angles.
Also called architect's table.
Origin of drawing table
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • As soon as he was gone, Kitty jumped up from the drawing table.

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
  • Edith crossed the hall to the studio, where cool light on the drawing table waited like a reminder of courage.

  • Now the drawing table and empty chair in her studio brought Callista poignantly close in absence.

  • Reluctant, not quite frightened, Edith returned to the drawing table and looked down at twelve pen-and-ink faces.

  • My battered desk was jam against my roommate's drawing table, and his chair backed against a bed.

    If You Don't Write Fiction Charles Phelps Cushing

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