- a table with drawers, having drop leaves at both ends, often placed in front of or behind a sofa.
Also called davenport table.
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Clara dropped her embroidery, and brought the sofa-table, with all its exquisite appointments for writing.The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals
Ann S. Stephens
So Frau von Werrig rose with a determined manner, and rang the small brass bell which was upon the sofa-table.Old Fritz and the New Era
Dinner-time came; she laid the sofa-table, fed him, and was especially sparing with the wine.Fair Haven and Foul Strand