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console table

[kon-sohl]
noun
  1. a table supported by consoles or brackets fixed to a wall.
  2. a table, often with bracketlike legs, designed to fit against a wall.
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Origin of console table

First recorded in 1805–15
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for console table

Historical Examples

  • Number 94 maintained its rubber plant on console-table in dark vestibule.

    Immortal Youth

    Lucien Price

  • He took a visiting-card from his pocket-book and laid it on a corner of the console-table.

    Small Souls

    Louis Couperus

  • He jumps down from the console-table, without making the least noise.

    Barks and Purrs

    Colette Willy, aka Colette

  • Eve surveyed herself in an oval mirror set above a console-table.

    Mistress Anne

    Temple Bailey

  • The boy sat down by the window, near the console-table, and took up his book, a story of the Boer war.

    Small Souls

    Louis Couperus


British Dictionary definitions for console table

console table

noun
  1. a table with one or more curved legs of bracket-like construction, designed to stand against a wall
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