Entry from British & World English dictionary
The table at which the chief guests are placed at a formal dinner.
- They opted for a reception with 13 people at the top table and guest tables were named Black Cat and White Rabbit.
- Then I thought about my husband sitting on the top table with all the guests and family around, listening to the speeches, but without a bride.
- The puppet was waved around in front of the Scottish parliament's presiding officer, who was a guest at the top table.
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