- a table having a surface consisting of a drawing board adjustable to various heights and angles.
Origin of drawing table
First recorded in 1905–10
Also called architect's table.
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Examples from the Web for drawing table
It had been dropped squarely upon the drawing-table, and Lieutenant Wagner was mortally wounded.From Manassas to Appomattox
A drawing-table was an extension-table; it could by an arrangement of drop leaves be doubled in length.Customs and Fashions in Old New England
Alice Morse Earle
A piano, a music-rack, and a drawing-table completed the modest furnishings of the room.
Horace sat down at his drawing-table, and, his head buried in his hands, tried to think out this latest complication.The Brass Bottle
One kind, called a drawing-table, had leaves so that it could be extended, a kind of extension-table.The Historical Child