or gate-legged table
[ geyt-leg ]
/ ˈgeɪtˌlɛg /
a table having drop leaves supported by gate legs.
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Origin of gate-leg table
First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for gate-leg table
a table with one or two drop leaves that are supported when in use by a hinged leg swung out from the frame
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