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training table

a table in a dining hall, as at a college, where athletes are provided with special meals to aid their conditioning.
Origin of training table
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • From that day forward Martin reported regularly for practice, and kept strictly to training table regulations.

  • It is on the training table of nearly every college and university in this country.

    Boy Scouts Handbook Boy Scouts of America
  • The training table was organized at once, but Westby was not admitted to it.

    The Jester of St. Timothy's Arthur Stanwood Pier
  • training table was started the middle of April, with Mr. Cobb in command.

    The Crimson Sweater Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Then Professor Beck took the platform, and, after a few words of criticism on the days events, read the training table list.

    For the Honor of the School Ralph Henry Barbour
  • If you can do it in 5.15 well send you to training table, and if you continue to improve youll go with the team.

    For the Honor of the School Ralph Henry Barbour
  • They don't dare eat plain, Christian food, but have a "training table," and diet like invalids.

  • Walking over from the training table that night, Turner railed bitterly at Frank's luck.

    Frank Armstrong at College Matthew M. Colton
  • We old grads ought at least to furnish a training table, where they could eat without cost during the season anyway.

    Red Dynamite Roy J. Snell
  • Ross McClave tells of fun at the training table one day when he asked Jim how to spell "saloon."

    Football Days William H. Edwards

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