from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The table in a dining-room, dining-hall, or saloon on shipboard, round which people gather to dine; a dinner-table.


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  • Sadhana picked up her oven claw and returned to the dining-table.

    For the Sake of the Boy

  • She stayed up long after Anil slept, holding ice to her cheek at the dining-table.

    For the Sake of the Boy

  • We heard them under the dining-table, under the steward's pantry, under Margaret's stateroom.


  • But, dining-table hauteur, compared to effective action and effort, you're our baby!

    Daniel Menaker: Stonecasting

  • These include an incomprehensible sequence involving dinner plates, and, later, a series of lightly acrobatic routines on and around a long dining-table which show off the flair of the company's two best dancers, Jaime Bernardes and Dielson Pessoa, but convey nothing in the way of meaning.

    Cruel; In Pieces

  • Expect a National Grid power drain when Nasty Nick is exposed as a cheat during a tense dining-table confrontation with Craig.

    Back to The Good Life

  • In The Kitchen she shows an elderly woman, neatly dressed and wearing an apron, sitting by a stove, while another woman seen from the back is seated by a dining-table full of day-to-day domestic items.

    Art during the Holocaust.

  • I made the dining-table top of PaperStone and the base of recycled zinc.

    Thom Filicia Style

  • We have seen the liveliest men paralysed by it, across a broad dining-table.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • A hole is always left at the top to let out the smoke, and the whole space occupied by this primitive dwelling is not larger than a large circular dining-table.

    The Englishwoman in America


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