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- n. Alternative spelling of card table.
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The ball of newspaper was in the corner with the cheap cardtable over it, three-ply, go up a treat.
They'd given me the smallest cabin on the whole rig: one narrow bunk set in the wall like a niche at the crematorium where you put the urn, cheap cardtable and picnic chair, army mirror on a chain, tin-washbasin, no loo.
Miss Halcombe and Mr Gilmore sat down together at the cardtable -- Mrs Vesey took her customary chair.
She kept her place at the piano, and I kept mine at the cardtable.
Mrs. Hazeldean glanced at the parson and smiled; but she gave the signal to the captain, and the bell was rung, lights were brought in, the curtains let down; in a few moments more, the group had collected round the cardtable.
This bold manoeuvre, a device of the Sous-prefet's, was repeated with so much skill that Dinah never suspected her slaves of escaping to the prison yard, so to speak, of the cardtable; and they would leave her one of the younger functionaries to harry.
A gloomy day threw him into the horrors! and a ride in the morning, and the cardtable in the afternoon, were necessary to his very existence.