an article of furniture, produced especially in colonial America, that can serve as either a table or a chair, having, as a chair, a large, usually circular, hinged back that can be pulled down and rested on the arms to form a tabletop.
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Origin of chair table
First recorded in 1550–60
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Examples from the Web for chair table
He turned from the meals his imagination saw to the meal upon his chair-table.To Him That Hath|Leroy Scott