rent table


noun English Furniture.

a drum table of the 18th century, having six drawers and originally used by landlords to keep rent money and papers pertaining to their estates.

Nearby words

  1. rent boy,
  2. rent control,
  3. rent party,
  4. rent seck,
  5. rent strike,
  6. rent-a-,
  7. rent-a-car,
  8. rent-free,
  9. rent-roll,
  10. rent-seeking

Origin of rent table

First recorded in 1925–30

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