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dining-room table


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. dining-room furniture consisting of a table on which meals can be served


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  • The long dining-room table was little more than a floor-length cloth punctuated by the regular bumps of its chairs, its long tarpaulined surface set with three blackened candle-sticks.

    Locked Rooms

  • Seen by candlelight round the dining-room table they seemed, with the exception of the housekeeper-chaperon, extremely young.

    Died in the Wool

  • Diantha glanced through the open door and saw the dining-room table with its chenille after-supper cloth on.

    The Prism

  • The ChildKingArthur and the Child Queen Guinevere were disclosed upon thrones, with the Child Elaine and many other celebrities in attendance; while about fifteen Child Knights were seated at a dining-room table round, which was covered with a large Oriental rug, and displayed (for the knights 'refreshment) a banquet service of silver loving-cups and trophies, borrowed from the Country Club and some local automobile manufacturers.


  • He was amazed at how small everything was, not only the rooms themselves but the objects in them—the armchairs and the television in the corner of the front room, the dining-room table and chairs in the back room.

    The Empty Family

  • Ethel Schwarz served tea and cookies as they sat around the dining-room table and held a general post-mortem on the High Holy Day services: on the rabbi's sermons, on the cantor's singing, on the faulty public-address system, on the disorder during the Reading.

    Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry

  • Undiluted Lane-Pontifex was not to be thought of, so they generally made it an excuse for asking as many people as their dining-room table would hold, and that meant getting Mrs. Jackman in to help with the washing-up.

    Mrs. Miniver


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