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Pembroke table

or pembroke table

a drop-leaf table with fly rails and with a drawer at one end or each end of the skirt.
Origin of Pembroke table
First recorded in 1770-80; perhaps named after Pembroke, English aristocratic family Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The Pembroke table, the mahogany escritoire, the pier glasses and girandoles and other items were plainly eighteenth century.

    Old Country Inns of England Henry P. Maskell
British Dictionary definitions for Pembroke table

Pembroke table

a small table with drop leaves and often one or more drawers
Word Origin
perhaps named after Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (1561–1621), who originally ordered its design
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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