Pembroke table love


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A style of four-legged drop-leaf table in vogue in England, chiefly in the later Georgian period.


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  • Other details we can also imagine - the stiff-backed chairs with carpet-worked seats, the Pembroke table in the centre, like that upon which Mr. Woodhouse had always been accustomed to have his meals; the fireplace with hobs and high moulded chimney-piece, adorned with miniatures in black frames.

    Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends

  • And Mrs. Sophie Velvet caused me another pang a second or two later because I saw she’d put her glass on the Sheraton Pembroke table and the glass foot was wet, silly cow.

    The Great California Game


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