tea table

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  1. a small table for holding a tea service and cups, plates, etc., for several people.

Origin of tea table

First recorded in 1680–90

Other words from tea table

  • tea-table, adjective

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How to use tea table in a sentence

  • Not far from it was placed a tea-table, close to a big sofa which stood out at right angles from the wall.

    Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
  • Black Sheep was sent to the drawing-room and charged into a solid tea-table laden with china.

  • At a table in the little parlour sat the clerk's wife, presiding at a solitary tea-table by the light of a candle.

    Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Another thing that influenced impressible Tessa this day, was a talk at the tea-table.

    Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
  • They were sitting around the tea-table cozily, the four people who, in her mothers thought, constituted all Tessas world.

    Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater