A piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface for eating, writing, or working at
(With reference to goods bought or sold) surreptitiously and typically illegally
Used to refer to the various processes in the food chain from agricultural production to consumption
she put the plates on the table
A pinball machine.
A bed in the shape of a table.
The style of cutting a precious stone with a large flat upper surface surrounded by small facets.
Of a diamond or other precious stone: cut with a large flat upper surface surrounded by small facets.
To move around from table to table in a restaurant, nightclub, etc., greeting friends and socializing.
A large pew containing the communion table, especially in a Presbyterian church.
A set of matching plates, cups, bowls, etc., sometimes also including cutlery.
A table of mathematical logarithms
A circular table for playing the card game loo on, or a table made in a similar style
A small mat used for protecting the surface of a table from hot dishes
A circular saw mounted under a table or bench so that the blade projects up through a slot
The table at which the chief guests are placed at a formal dinner
A table that is or forms an altar; an altar or altar slab.
A table of the type used in a camp, now typically a lightweight portable folding table.
= plinth course.
The first part of the Ten Commandments, relating to religious duties (thought to have occupied the first of the two stone tablets of Moses).
A table covered with green cloth and used for board meetings, negotiations, etc.; (hence) one of the boards of Covenanters who ruled Scotland 1638–41 (now historical).
A table or chart on which people, teams, etc., are ranked according to merit.
A convertible wooden seat, the back of which is hinged to swing over and rest horizontally on the arms, thus forming a table.
= open house.
An arithmetical table formerly used for converting a given number of pence into shillings or pounds.
= plane table.
A table reserved for journalists.
A table offstage on which properties are kept in readiness for use.
An elaborately fitted woman's dressing table of the late eighteenth cent., characterized especially by having at both sides a pivotable mirror which folds out from a drawer at the front.
A small anvil that can be screwed on to a table.
A small handbell placed upon the table for summoning attendants.
A board forming the top of a table.
A chair which can be converted into a table.
A clamp for fastening something to a table.
A couch for reclining on while dining at table.
A decorative cloth used to cover a table permanently or between meal times; (now also) a cloth intended to cover and protect a dining table during meals.
A crumb that falls from the table at a meal; frequently in figurative context; usually in plural.
An erotic dance or striptease performed on or at a table, especially the table of a paying customer in a strip club, etc.
A desk with a broad, flat top.
The food served at a table; the provision of this.
A hinged board attached to a vertical surface, which can be raised or lowered into a horizontal position for use as a table.
A fork used for dining, especially in conjunction with a knife.
A game played on a table or similar surface, typically with counters, balls, or other playing pieces. Frequently distinguished from card games, and sometimes from board games.
Glass made in tables, often used for windows. Compare crown glass. Now rare.
Australian and NZ (in a woolshed) one who assists in trimming and rolling the fleeces.
A flavoured jelly served as a dessert; a preparation for making this.
A small lathe that is clamped to a table when in use.
A section of a table, especially a movable leaf that can be used to increase the size of the table, as a drop leaf.
The line running from beneath the little finger to the base of the index or middle finger, forming the upper boundary of the table.