- the table, made round to avoid quarrels as to precedence, about which King Arthur and his knights sat.
- King Arthur and his knights.
Origin of round table
Definition for roundtable (2 of 2)
Origin of round-table
Examples from the Web for roundtable
She serves as the primary substitute for George Stephanopoulos on This Week and contributes regularly to the roundtable.
When the small deal finally came, the Roundtable issued a sad-face note.It’s Time to Take the Real Fiscal Crisis—the Debt Ceiling—More Seriously|Daniel Gross|January 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Watch the actor gush over the vice president on Beast TV's live DNC roundtable.Best of Beast TV’s Democratic Convention Live Stream (VIDEO)|The Daily Beast Video|September 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Rush was holding a roundtable to discuss recruiting, financial compensation for athletes, and scholarship terms.The Story Behind Bobby Rush, the Hoodie-Wearing, Trayvon-Supporting Congressman|Nicholas McCarvel|March 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At our roundtable, she explained the logic behind that decision.George Clooney’s Worst Job? 10 Best Newsweek Oscar Roundtable Bits|Ramin Setoodeh, David Ansen|January 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for roundtable (1 of 2)
- a meeting of parties or people on equal terms for discussion
- (as modifier)a round-table conference