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Pembroke table

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  1. a drop-leaf table with fly rails and with a drawer at one end or each end of the skirt.
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Origin of Pembroke table

First recorded in 1770–80; perhaps named after Pembroke, English aristocratic family
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British Dictionary definitions for pembroke table

Pembroke table

  1. a small table with drop leaves and often one or more drawers
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Word Origin

perhaps named after Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (1561–1621), who originally ordered its design
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