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dressing table

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noun
  1. a table or stand, usually surmounted by a mirror, in front of which a person sits while dressing, applying makeup, etc.
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Origin of dressing table

First recorded in 1790–1800
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Related Words

dresservanity

Examples from the Web for dressing table

Historical Examples

  • He turned on his pillow and glanced towards the dressing-table.

    The Foolish Lovers

    St. John G. Ervine

  • Marriott was lighting the six wax candles on the dressing-table.

  • Oh, no, I shall not need to; the keys are sure to be on her dressing-table.

  • As he spoke, he laid upon the dressing-table, Dolly's lost epistle.

    Barnaby Rudge

    Charles Dickens

  • She was standing before the dressing-table, taking down her hair.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker


British Dictionary definitions for dressing table

dressing table

noun
  1. a piece of bedroom furniture with a mirror and a set of drawers for clothes, cosmetics, etc
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