one of a set of usually three or four small tables that are graduated in size so that they may be stacked on top of one another.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Also called stack table.
Origin of nesting table
First recorded in 1930–35
Words nearby nesting table
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