- a table of the 18th century having a triangular top with a triangular drop leaf of the same size.
Origin of corner table
First recorded in 1920–25
Also called handkerchief table.
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Examples from the Web for corner table
I had embarked on my letter, there at the end of a corner-table of the saloon, when I saw Dacres saunter through.The Pool in the Desert
Sara Jeanette Duncan
There was lying on a corner-table, pored over by a lawyer-like individual—that formidable instrument, a marriage-settlement.Agatha's Husband
Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)