from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An oversize book of elaborate design that may be used for display, as on a coffee table.
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- n. Alternative spelling of coffee table book.
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- n. an elaborate oversize book suitable for displaying on a coffee table
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He presented me with a coffee-table book printed for the courses centennial celebration, and together we stepped into the segreteria.
They were not locals, so we never asked them for restaurant recommendations, but we saw them in church one Sunday morning, and the woman was kind enough to lend us a coffee-table book about the history of San Abbondio up on the hill, and this book was to play a humorous role in our lives a week later.