Definitions

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  • n. a hinged leaf on a table that can be raised and supported by a bracket

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Examples

  • Invest in as many multi-tasking pieces as possible, like a coffee table that doubles as seating and also has built-in storage or a compact drop-leaf table that opens up to a desk or dining table for guests.

    Courtney Cachet: Living Large in Small Spaces

  • ÂÂInvest in as many multi-tasking pieces as possible, like a coffee table that doubles as seating and also has built-in storage or a compact drop-leaf table that opens up to a desk or dining table for guests.

    Courtney Cachet: Living Large in Small Spaces

  • Photographs by Annie Schlechter for The Wall Street Journal KITCHEN TABLE | Now the center of a cheery kitchen seating area, an antique mahogany drop-leaf table was updated with a coat of sleek white paint and small blocks attached to the legs to boost its height.

    Decorating With Mama's Things

  • In 1983, Sotheby's got around $100,000 for a 1756 Townsend drop-leaf dining table now on loan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

    A Colonial Chest Full of Surprises

  • For instance, the pair of English drop-leaf tables could be moved against the wall and used as consoles to keep the room open, or expanded and pushed together to accommodate many diners.

    The Full Monticello

  • Doll collection in a china cabinet, plates stacked on shelves, lace on drop-leaf tables, a dried branch of bittersweet before a hall mirror, were all planning to wait.

    'Sirius' Poetry From New Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin

  • Her apartment featured a separate kitchen complete with sun-lit breakfast nook, perfectly suited for one of those space efficient drop-leaf tables she'd coveted in the latest catalogue.

    To-die-for

  • Our phone rep emailed us six pages of paperwork to fill out for a drop-leaf round table in dark wood with two matching chairs, and some of the details, such as our address and phone number, repeated several times.

    This Living-Room Set for Hire

  • She passed him the coffee, then added some to her cup, which was sitting on a drop-leaf table beside a window that faced the driveway.

    Unforgivable

  • Yet two equally gorgeous drop-leaf end tables went for only $55.

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