from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A long low table, often placed before a sofa. Also called cocktail table.
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- n. A long, low table, often placed before seating in a living room, on which drinks may be served, and magazines etc placed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. low table where magazines can be placed and coffee or cocktails are served
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Datura waved the sisters to the couch by a glass coffee table piled with books on night-blooming plants.
When Travis from Video World put his feet up on the coffee table and almost knocked over a hurricane vase, I barked, Careful.
There is a coffee table and a thirteen-inch color television set.
Reaching out, she picked up the small, gold-cased alarm clock sitting on the coffee table to check the time.
Cara bared her teeth at him and leaned over to grab the economy-size Vaseline from the coffee table in front of her.
I had a surf sofa, a surf dinette set, a surf loveseat, a surf console, a surf espresso desk, a coffee table of Indonesian coral, a Bay of Bengal bed, and faucets of gorgeous fjord and Bermuda gold.
Judge Turk sat, elevated, before a wall of wooden slats that looked like a gigantic Danish Modern coffee table nailed to the wall, with a brass seal floating over his head.
We ate on serving trays on the coffee table with Mr. Jimmy telling us stories about what he fed various visiting heads of state.
He flopped down onto one of the black leather sofas angled around a book-laden coffee table and nodded to the chair next to him.
“Turn off the television,” Celeste said quickly, then rushed over to the coffee table to grab the remote before Azrael could pick it up.