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refectory table Syllabification: re·fec·to·ry ta·ble

Definition of refectory table in English:


A long, narrow table.
Example sentences
  • Folded into a narrow strip, our traditional Tanzanian sarong makes an ideal central dressing for the refectory table; with this in place as an ‘inspiration piece’, the ideas fairly flow from us.
  • The refectory table in the dining room is long enough to seat her large family, both the children she adopted and her own four offspring.
  • The main table in Martin's office was once the refectory table of a Barnardo's children's home.

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