- a table supported by consoles or brackets fixed to a wall.
- a table, often with bracketlike legs, designed to fit against a wall.
Origin of console table
First recorded in 1805–15
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Examples from the Web for console table
Number 94 maintained its rubber plant on console-table in dark vestibule.Immortal Youth
He took a visiting-card from his pocket-book and laid it on a corner of the console-table.
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
The boy sat down by the window, near the console-table, and took up his book, a story of the Boer war.
- a table with one or more curved legs of bracket-like construction, designed to stand against a wall
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