bagatelle-table love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A table on which bagatelle is played.


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  • There was a very old bagatelle-table in one room, all moth-eaten, and a few old pictures still on the walls -- a knight and his lady with

    The Slowcoach

  • He pressed a second spring, and a bagatelle-table appeared in the same fashion.

    The Doings of Raffles Haw

  • There were several small mahogany tables in this room, all adorned with sticky arabesques formed by the wet impressions of the bottom rims of pewter pots; there were so many spittoons that it was almost impossible to walk from one end of the room to the other without taking unintentional foot-baths of sawdust; there was an old bagatelle-table, the cloth of which had changed from green to dingy yellow, and was frayed and tattered like a poor man's coat; and there was a low window, the sill of which was almost on a level with the pavement of the street.

    Aurora Floyd. A Novel


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