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library table

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noun
  1. a large pedestal writing table or desk.
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Origin of library table

First recorded in 1735–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for library table

Historical Examples

  • It came while he was out, and has been tantalizing me on the library-table for four hours.

    Home Influence

    Grace Aguilar

  • I found the letter in a drawer of the library-table, in Mr. Belcher's house at Sevenoaks.

    Sevenoaks

    J. G. Holland

  • Mr. and Mrs. Bird and the doctor are seated around a library-table in earnest conference.

    Christmas Entertainments

    Alice Maude Kellogg

  • Leave it upon General Harrington's library-table after breakfast, to-morrow morning—that is all.

    Mabel's Mistake

    Ann S. Stephens

  • But she kept at it manfully, and by degrees, as the "boys" became interested, they let the library-table and its contents alone.

    The Home at Greylock

    Elizabeth Prentiss