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dining table


  1. a table, especially one seating several persons, where meals are served and eaten, especially the major or more formal meals.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of dining table1

First recorded in 1585–95

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Example Sentences

My Grandmother Farrell, Aunt Annie, Grandpa Farrell and a roughly 6-year-old me at the dining table, eating purple raspberry pie.

Taylor flicked off the movie and pulled Na’Kiyrah and Calvin to the dining table.

On Claude Harmon’s “Off Course” podcast, Phillips described Mickelson’s vulnerability to pleasures of the dining table.

One day to the next, my bedroom, kitchen and dining table became my classroom and I had to learn how to learn on a screen.

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There are far too many people who are hunched over a laptop at their dining table.

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They do bizarrely mundane things like eat cereal at a dining table.

As the queen sits at the dining table, the two men huddle in the living room, toward the rear of the apartment.

She takes one look at the queen sitting at her dining table, and looks stunned.

They lift a cloth to reveal an L-shaped crack in the antique dining table.

A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.

It was a happy and reunited family which gathered around the Cordyce dining table that evening.

More than once Sir Hugh had mentioned the matter over the dining-table, expressing wonder as to Fetherston's real position.

The room across from Sara Lee's bedroom contained a small round dining table and chairs.

Then he handily served the very excellent dinner, and sat down at his solitary dining table.


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