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drop leaf Syllabification: drop leaf

Definition of drop leaf in English:

noun

A hinged table leaf: both drop leaves are badly scratched [as modifier]: a mahogany drop-leaf table
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  • Originally the main saloon had a small pilot berth behind the port settee and a starboard settee separated by a drop leaf table.
  • Popular options included a drop leaf table which folds down along each side of the centerboard trunk, shelves above the berths and a self-contained head aft of the port berth.
  • It's a drop leaf library table made in Philadelphia.

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