Aside from an occasional strip-club foray, Phoenix appears to have tabled his hip-hop aspirations.
The Sunday Mirror claims that bids as high as $450,000 have already been tabled.
In the end, Abbas could not even get enough Security Council votes to force the U.S. to use its veto and he tabled the motion.
Then, yesterday, the Virginia Senate tabled a so-called personhood bill.
The state Senate passed the schools bill on March 31, but it was tabled in the House of Representatives.
While in turn you watch them, the entire apartment is tabled and table-clothed.
She tabled the plates like so many protests, signed and witnessed.
Fig. 219 is a tabled scarf joint which admirably resists tension and compression.
It was then tabled and taken up again May 13, receiving 14 ayes, 15 noes.
This resolution was tabled by a vote of ninety-four to forty-five.
late 12c., "board, slab, plate," from Old French table "board, plank, writing table, picture" (11c.), and late Old English tabele, from West Germanic *tabal (cf. Old High German zabel, German Tafel), both the French and Germanic words from Latin tabula "a board, plank, table," originally "small flat slab or piece" usually for inscriptions or for games, of uncertain origin, related to Umbrian tafle "on the board."
The sense of "piece of furniture with the flat top and legs" first recorded c.1300 (the usual Latin word for this was mensa (see mensa); Old English writers used bord (see board (n.1)). The meaning "arrangement of numbers or other figures for convenience" is recorded from late 14c. (e.g. table of contents, mid-15c.).
Figurative phrase turn the tables (1630s) is from backgammon (in Old and Middle English the game was called tables). Table talk is attested from 1560s, translating Latin colloquia mensalis. To table-hop is first recorded 1956. The adjectival phrase under-the-table "hidden from view" is recorded from 1949; under the table "passed out from excess drinking" is recorded from 1921. Table tennis is recorded from 1887.
in parliamentary sense, 1718, originally "to lay on the (speaker's) table for discussion," from table (n.). But in U.S. political jargon it has chiefly the sense of "to postpone indefinitely" (1866). Related: Tabled; tabling.
table ta·ble (tā'bəl)
An article of furniture supported by one or more vertical legs and having a flat horizontal surface.
An orderly arrangement of data, especially one in which the data are arranged in columns and rows in an essentially rectangular form.
An abbreviated list, as of contents; a synopsis.
The inner or outer flat layer of bones of the skull separated by the diploë.